TITLE

a BOOST for quality of life

AUTHOR(S)
Heiner, Christine M.; Cooper, Rory A.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
PN;Apr2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) of the Veteran Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh began a collaborative relationship with Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington D.C., in an effort to promote research, translate research into clinical practice, and provide research education as of January 2005. The ultimate goal of this relationship is to start joint HERL-WRAMC research and development activities that will improve coordination and provide state-of-the-science assistive-technology services between and within the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense. INSET: Mobility Aids.
ACCESSION #
16460316

 

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