The Both mechanical respirator

digital file Black & White Silent 1950s 14:20

From: an image from the collection
Wellcome Library
Locations: United Kingdom
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Summary: This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.

From: an image from the collection
Wellcome Library
Locations: United Kingdom

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