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Medical Outtake

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Film Identifier: F.2011-01-0339
Run Time
0h 3m 11s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
circa 1962
Abstract
Silent outtake of a doctor using a Roswell Park ventilator on a patient. The patient's breathing pattern is superimposed over the image. This ventilator was adaptable, working in either volume or pressure modes and also cycling in a positive‐negative, positive‐zero, and positive pressure manners. The ventilator, later known as the Air Shields Ventimeter Ventilator, continued to be used for many years before being replaced by more advanced technology.
Genre
Medical
Related Place
United States (production location of)