John Michael's CornerWelcome to the intersection of orthotics and prosthetics in cyberspace!
This month's Corner begins with the announcement that a limited number of copies of the Atlas of Limb Prosthetics are now available. There are very few scientific meetings held in the month of January, so most of this month's articles will touch on business-related issues, including Medicare L-Codes and external review of HMO denials. We also note, with regret, the demise of two fledgling Masters level programs in P&O. Additional chapters from the Spanish language textbooks are also now available for downloading

Thanks to the generosity of Sr. Alberto Castillo from Mexico City, the articles in this Corner will now be available in Spanish too. A brief biography is posted, listing just a few of Sr. Castillo's many accomplishments. Additional chapters from the texts on lower limb prosthetics and orthotics that have been translated into Spanish are also available for downloading.

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CPO Services Digital Reference Library

This month's Corner includes the next installment of uploads of chapters from the entire Spanish language texts on Lower Limb Orthoses and Lower Limb Prostheses, for downloading or printing. CPO Services is very pleased to be able to post electronic versions of texts used in the former WHO school in the Dominican Republic, with the kind permission of Sidney Fishman, PhD.

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Thank you.

--John Michael, CPO