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March 2003 Issue

March 2003

edit post Making a Difference in Africa by Pamala Lupo, CO March 1, 2003 Pam Lupo, CO, casts a five-day-old baby with a hyperextended knee. The first two things you

P&O American Style

Our first visit in the USA was to the University of Washington, Seattle, where we met fellow P&O students. Mr. John Ferguson, senior lecturer in P&O, delivered a warm and

Making a Difference in Africa

Pam Lupo, CO, casts a five-day-old baby with a hyperextended knee. The first two things you learn in Ghana are patience and to always carry your toilet paper with you.

Erwin Unger

Orthotist/Specialist Custom Foot Orthotics Wright & Filippis Rochester Hills, Michigan When did you enter the O&P profession? Sixty-eight years ago when I was a 14-year-old boy in Germany. Why did

Cuban Doctor Receives Cervical Collar

“The wheels go round,” and they went round to help a Cuban doctor receive a much-needed Seattle Systems Malibu Cervical Collar. In early November 2002, Seattle Systems received a phone

Amputation: The First Year

Amputation. That one simple word changes everything, doesn’t it? I considered this recently as I spoke with a man who is facing the difficult decision between an amputation and his

A Patient by Any Other Name

What’s in a name? Willie Shakespeare said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Out here where I live we say, “You can call a skunk whatever

From the Editor

This month features the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP). With over 100 sessions enhancing practitioners’ clinical and business skills, there will be a lot

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Why Comply?

The compliance date of April 14, 2003 for the HIPAA Privacy Rule is fast approaching O&P businesses. So the question you may ask is, “Why do I need to comply?”

From the President

Wow! It’s been a year already since we first introduced The O&P EDGE at the Academy meeting in Orlando, FL. The overwhelmingly positive response that our new magazine received at

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