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PROSTHESIS : : CAESAREA By Susan Gevirtz
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"I speak not, I trace not, I breathe not thy name” begins a section from Byron’s “Stanzas for Music.” This is the one part from the Hebrew Melodies that he suppressed,... More > allowing the other poems to be set to music by Isaac Nathan. This strange model, the model of absence, stands behind Susan Gevirtz’s CAESAREA: Herod’s City as metamodel, containing and generating a structure of strange models. It silently introduces and permits, 'like the night,' the many intersecting and merging arms or armatures ('the woman’s hundred arms'—Thrall, Gevirtz) that create the multiple rhythms, tones and trajectories of Gevirtz’s long poem. -- Norma Cole, from "For Susan Gevirtz's CAESAREA: Herod's City" in How2 (V.1, no. 6)< Less
a rock and a soft place By Cara Levine
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What began as a exploration of the language of my studio and the dilemmas in my practice, has become a somewhat indexical envoy. The book is composed of poems, personal anecdotes, quotations, short... More > essays, lists, footnotes, and visual references. The order of the text is so to help draw connections and through-lines, which result in a distinct feeling of the piece as a whole (or hole). Though there are multiple streams continuously running through my work, ultimately, it comes down to a single struggle: The struggle to keep the loop open between what we know and what we search to know, between fantasy and reality, the ground and everything beyond.< Less
Just Like Us: A Coloring Book Celebrating Children with Limb Differences By Jennifer Latham Robinson
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This one-of-a-kind coloring/activity book contains over 30 whimsical, intricately hand-drawn illustrations and activities. The content promotes awareness of all abilities, explores upper and lower... More > limb differences, introduces new vocabulary, and encourages children to learn and care. The book was written and illustrated by Jennifer Latham Robinson, a disability advocate with over 15 years of professional experience. It is appropriate for children and adults of all abilities. “The young people in this coloring book are just like you. They like to learn, play, and to feel loved.”< Less
AESTHETIC SURGERY By M CLEMENT HALL
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Description of indications and techniques employed in cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, nose, face, neck, breast, and abdomen
Artificia By Bryan Czibesz
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Technology, and the world of objects that facilitate human tasks, are prostheses for the parts of human anatomy we perceive as insufficient, lacking, or inadequate. Technology is the manifestation of... More > our prowess with materials; however, even as it facilitates tasks for us, it is implicated in producing a range of complications--from environmental degradation to illness as a result of a sedentary lifestyle. It seems that the farther we push technology to facilitate things we normally do with our bodies, the more we will be reminded of the condition of having a body in the first place.< Less
Artificia By Bryan Czibesz
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Technology, and the world of objects that facilitate human tasks, are prostheses for the parts of human anatomy we perceive as insufficient, lacking, or inadequate. Technology is the manifestation of... More > our prowess with materials; however, even as it facilitates tasks for us, it is implicated in producing a range of complications--from environmental degradation to illness as a result of a sedentary lifestyle. It seems that the farther we push technology to facilitate things we normally do with our bodies, the more we will be reminded of the condition of having a body in the first place.< Less
Dr. Howard Marans: Facts you need to know about orthopedics By Ling Rhodes
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Are you familiar with Nicolas Andry? Arthroscopy? Or Prosthesis? Perhaps most of you aren’t. Those are some of the basic terms in orthopedics, and if you’re going to finish this article,... More > you’ll be able to obtain a bountiful of knowledge about this particular field of medicine.< Less
Dr. Howard Marans: Facts you need to know about orthopedics By Chavela Hygins
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Are you familiar with Nicolas Andry? Arthroscopy? Or Prosthesis? Perhaps most of you aren’t. Those are some of the basic terms in orthopedics, and if you’re going to finish this article,... More > you’ll be able to obtain a bountiful of knowledge about this particular field of medicine.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XV; Joint Replacement By Medical Professionals & National Institute of Health
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Replacement arthroplasty [from Greek arthron, joint, limb, articulate, + -plassein, to form, mould, forge, feign, make an image of], or joint replacement surgery, is a procedure of orthopedic surgery... More > in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. Joint replacement is considered as a treatment when severe joint pain or dysfunction is not alleviated by less-invasive therapies. Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common, with knees and hips replaced most often. As of 2009, about 773,000 Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year". In recent decades the most successful and common form of arthroplasty is the surgical replacement of a joint or joint surface with a prosthesis. For example, a hip joint that is affected by osteoarthritis may be replaced entirely (total hip arthroplasty) with a prosthetic hip. This procedure involves replacing both the acetabulum (hip socket) and the head and neck of the femur.< Less
The Laryngectomee Guide By Itzhak Brook, M.D.
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This practical guide was written by Dr. Itzhak Brook, a physician and a laryngectomee. It is aimed at providing practical information that can assist laryngectomees and their caregivers in dealing... More > with medical, dental and psychological issues. The guide contains information about the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; the methods of speaking after laryngectomy; how to care for the airway, stoma, heat and moisture exchanger filter, and voice prosthesis. In addition it addresses eating and swallowing issues, medical, dental and psychological concerns, respiration and anesthesia, and travelling as a laryngectomee.< Less

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