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Technique of taking blood specimen for serological test.

  • Mascall, Neville.
Date
1937
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Description

Shows the preparation of the syringe; exclusion of spirit or antiseptic. A fully equipped trolley is displayed. The position of the patient and the preparation of the arm are highlighted.

Publication/Creation

England, 1937.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (6.25min.) : silent, black and white

Contributors

Duration

00:06:25

Contents

Segment 1 The intertitles advise that blood specimens are best taken with a syringe. A fully-equipped trolley is displayed. The intertitles note that the patient should be lying down. A tourniquet is placed on the patient's arm and the area is cleaned. The vein is palpated. The intertitles give instructions on how to hold the patient's arm and the syringe, and the syringe is inserted and blood is drawn. A swab is placed over the puncture in the arm and the blood is placed into a test tube. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:06:25:18 Length: 00:06:25:18

Creator/production credits

Produced by Dr Neville Mascal. This film was made by the courtesy of Colonel T.T. Burke, Director of the Whitechapel Clinic, London. Photographed by Mr N.W. Hewitt.

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Unrestricted.
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Copyright previously held by British Medical Association and assigned to Wellcome in 2005


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