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					                                            AMPUTATION (GENERAL)

Key Words              Nation   Professional Body         Web Address
Support Groups &       Aust     Amputees United of        http://www.monash.edu.au/rehabtech/amputee/AUA.HTM
Contacts                        Australia Monash
                                University
Support Group &        Aust     Amputee Association of    http://www.aansw.org.au/index.htm
Information                     NSW
Support Group,         Aust     Amputees in Action Not-   http://www.multicultural.online.wa.gov.au/aia/
Resources,                      for-profit Volunteer
Newsletter &                    Organisation
Programs,
Multicultural
General Health &       Aust     Australian Government     http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/content/topic_map/topic_map.cfm
General Amputee                 “Health Insite”           Select topic “amputation” or
Issues                                                    Select related health topics of choice
Children, Support &    Aust     Limb Kids Support         http://www.limbkids.asn.au/
Resources for                   Association, Inc
Amputees
Support Group,         Aust     Central Coast Amputee     http://www.centralcoastamputee.org.au/
General information             Association (NSW)
Research, Funding      Aust     Winston Churchill Trust   PDF file:
                                                          http://www.churchilltrust.com.au/Fellows%20Reports/Hobbs%20David%2020022.pdf
& Useful Related                of Australia
Internet Sites
Stump & Prosthesis              Rehab Tech Monash         http://wwwlmonash.edu.au/rehabtech/amput.htm
Care, Resources                 University
Journal & Other        USA      BioConcepts Inc.          http://orthotic.com/index/html
Resource Links,                 Orthotic Prosthetic
Research, Prosthetic            Centre
Info



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Support Group,        USA   Stumps R Us                http://www.stumps.org/
General Information
Support Group,        USA   Amputee Coalition of       Home: http://www.amputee-coalition.org
General Amputee             America                    PDF File Book: Three Chapters
issues                                                 Ch 1: “Facing Amputation Surgery” (pp31)
                                                       http://www.amputee-coalition.org/sect1.pdf
                                                       Ch 2: “Adapting to Limb Loss” (pp37)
                                                       http://www.amputee-coalition.org/sect2.pdf
                                                       Ch 3: “Living with Limb Differences” (pp20)
                                                       http://www.amputee-coalition.org/sect3/pdf
Amputee News,         USA   Amputee Online             http://www.amputee-online.com/amputee/amputee/html
Research & Forum
Support, Magazine
Amputation;           USA   Limb Survivors Network     http://www.survivinglimbloss.org/
Rehabilitation &            (non-government)
Coping Issues in
Amputation; News      USA   Rehabilitation Institute of Home: http://lifecenter.ric.org
& General                   Chicago “Life Center”       Amputee Topic:
Education Topics                                        http://lifecentre.ric.org/topic/1?subtopic=269&sort=title&count=all




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                                      GENERAL HEALTH & DISABILITY

Key Words             Nation   Professional Body             Web Address
Diet, Dietary         Aust     National Health &             http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/dietsyn.htm
Guidelines,                    Medical Research
Nutrition                      Council
Diet, Nutrition       Aust     Australian Government         Home: http://www.health.gov.au
                                                             Link:
Physical Activity,             Dept for Health &             http://www.health.gov.au/internet/wcms/publishing.nsf/Content/Nutrition+and+Physical+Activity-
Dietary Guidelines             Ageing                        1
General Health        Aust     Australian Government         http://www.health.gov.au/
Care Issues                    Dept of Health & Ageing       Follow Links “For Consumers”
Disability &
Services
General Health        Aust     Australian Institute of       http://www.aihw.gov.au
Issues & Statistics            Health & Welfare
Veterans Affairs      Aust     Australian Gov Dept of        http://wwwldva.gov.au
Pensions, Health               Veterans Affairs
Housing
Driving, Car          Aust     RTA Road & Traffic            http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au
Modifications,                 Authority                     Follow Disability Links
Disability License                                           Phone 132213
& Parking
Disability            Aust     Non-professional Handy        http://www.accessibility.com.au
Resources &                    disability state disability
Disability Public              accommodation &
Access                         mobility/access guides
                               etc




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                      AMPUTATION – RELATED CONDITIONS & TREATMENTS

Key Words             Nation    Professional Body   Web Address
Podiatry, Diabetes,   Aust      Australasian        http://www.feet.org.au/general.htm
Foot Care,                      Podiatry Council
Amputation
Diabetes, Foot        Aust      Diabetic Foot       http://www.diabetic-foot.com.au/
Care & Academic                 La Trobe
Resources                       University
                                (Melbourne)
Sexuality Support,    Unknown   Sexuality &         Disability:
Professional &                  Disability:         http://sexsupport.org/Prof.html
Academic                        Education,          Amputees:
Resources                       Advocacy &          http://sexsupport.org/AmputationResources.html
Amputee &                       Support
Disability
Phantom Pain          USA       Lee-Ann Rhodes      http://www.sarcoma.org/publications/mcs.ch24.pdf
                                (academic)
Phantom Pain          USA       Mayo Clinic         http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=DS00444
Vascular Disease,     Canada    “Vascular Disease   http://www.vdf.org/
Amputation:                     Foundation: Not-
Education,                      for-profit
Resources &                     Educational
Clinical Trials                 Organisation
Amputee Health        USA       “Amputee Center”    http://www.amputeecentre.com/health-issues/
Issues
Disability, Support   Aust      Life Activities     http://www.lifeactivities.org.au/templates/lifeactivities.org.au.aspz?edit=false&page!D=254
Group, Everyday                 (Newcastle, NSW)
Living,
Community,



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Training,
Education, Carers
General Health &    USA             “Mayo Clinic”       http://www.mayoclinic.com/
Amputee Related                     Accredited Health
Topics                              Web Site
General health &    USA             “Centers for        http://www.cdc.gov/
Statistics                          Disease Control &
                                    Prevention”
Health Topics,      International   Cochrane            http://www.informedhealthonline.org/item.aspx
Dictionaries &                      Collaboration
More
Health Research     International   Cochrane Library    http://www.nicsl.com.au/cochrane/index.asp
                                    (Free Access to
                                    Australian
                                    Residents)




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                                       PROSTHETICS
Key Words                    Nation    Professional Body           Web Address
Artificial Limb Services     Aust      Rehab Tech                  http://www.alsa.org.au
within Australia                       Monash University
University Research          Aust      La Trobe University:        http://www.latrobe.edu.au/ncpo/
Newsletter Training                    National & International
Centre (Degree)                        Centres for Prosthetics &
                                       Orthotics
Prosthetics, Product Links   Aust      Advanced Prosthetic         http://advancedprosthetic.com.au/entersite.html
Sport Newsletter                       Centre
Prosthetics & Other          Aust      Otto Bock                   http://www.ottobock.com.au/
Rehab Aids                             (Berlin Headquarters)
Prosthetics, Terminology,    Canada    Award Prosthetics           http://www.prostheticdesigners.com/amputee.htm
Useful Amputee Links,                  Prosthetic Designers
Articles, Commercial
Prosthetic Companies
Prostheses: Life-like        USA       Alatheia Prosthetics        http://www.alatheia.com/
                                       Dematos Brand Prostheses
Prosthetics: Silicone        USA       Living Skin (New York       http://www.livingskin.com/default.asp
Aesthetic Appeal                       Prosthetic Company)
Prosthetics; Design &        UK        Ortho Europe                http://www.orthoeurope.co.uk/
Manufacture                            Prosthetist Specialists
Prosthetics                  UK        Dorset                      http://www.dorset-ortho.co.uk
Prosthetics; Design &        Iceland   Ossur                       http://www.ossur.com/template110.asp?pageid=1
Marketer                               Lower Limb Prosthetist
                                       Specialists




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                          ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT, MOBILITY & SELF CARE

Key Words                 Nation       Professional Body    Web Address
Adaptive Equipment        Aust         Anstey Surgical      http://www.ansteysurgical.com.au/web/index/htm
                                       Newcastle, NSW
Adaptive Equipment,       Aust         Mobility Solutions   http://www.mobsol.com.au/page/page/1868059.htm
Mobility
Adaptive Equipment;       Aust         Independent Living   http://www.ngo.net.au.ilcnsw/
personal care, mobility                Centre (NSW)
etc
Mobility, Seating &       Aust         Otto Bock (Berlin    http://www.ottobock.com.au/
Other Rehab Aids,                      Headquarters)
Children
Mobility, Seating &       Aust         InvaCare             http://www.invacare.com.au
Home Rehab Equipment




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