Abstract Preview

Includes more than 40 definitions of terms used to describe artificial limbs, the anatomy of those parts of the human body and the personal and procedures involved in the practice of prosthetics and orthotics. It does not apply to breast or other external prostheses, dental prostheses or internal ones.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1989-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 6
  • :
    ISO/TC 168
    Prosthetics and orthotics
  • 01.040.11
    Health care technology (Vocabularies)
    11.040.40
    Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics

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Revisions / Corrigenda

  • Now under review
    ISO 8549-1:1989
  • Will be replaced by
    ISO/CD 8549-1

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