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Radiological research of the population of Boekel

Week number 48-23

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After is had been found that almost half of the schoolchildren are infected with the tubercle bacillus one year prior, the entire population of Boekel is subjected to a radiological chest research in groups. SHOTS: - groups of schoolchildren and adults enter a building and are registered in the administration; - with a bare chest the younger and older men stand in line; one by one they take place behind the X-ray machine; smaller girls are lifted onto a platform by an assistent; - from behind a screen a physician operates the equipment; - a physician checks and develops the films; projects the film on a screen; studies the photos; an assistent makes notes; - close ups of several thorax photos.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 May 1958
Length:
01:55

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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