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An iron lung, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London: a patient inside a Drinker respirator, attended to by a nurse and a doctor. Photograph, ca. 1930( ?).

Date
1930

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Publication/Creation

1930

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 14.8 x 19.6 cm

Lettering

Life saving machine. Using the Drinker machine, an American invention at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, which can bring persons to life after the heart has failed by compelling them to breathe even when vitality has w[s]unk to its lowest ebb

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 565883i

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  • English



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