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How does an iron lung work?', lastmodified='Tue Jan 05 12:51:59 CET 2016', show='true', date='Mon Sep 11 00:00:00 CEST 1939', offline='Sat Jun 04 00:00:00 CEST 2112', online='Mon Jun 04 00:00:00 CEST 2012', creator='beeldengeluid', publisher='Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid', title='Hoe werkt een ijzeren long', created='Mon Jun 04 16:57:01 CEST 2012', contributor is null, length='91630', dc_creator='Polygoon-Profilti (producent) / Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)', hasformat='film', keywords='beademing; demonstraties; geneeskunde; medische apparatuur; ijzeren long', relation is null, number='131142', intro='

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Week number 39-37

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


A demonstration of the operation of an "iron lung" in a hospital in Nijmegen. In this machine the respiration is artifcially established by compression and decompression of the torso. SHOTS: - physician rotates the "iron lung" and opens the door of the machine, after which a nurse places a young patient in the machine; - the shut off valve is placed over the head and a pillow is put under the head, after which the physician closes the machine; - a pump that establishes compression and decompression; - physician adjusts the pressure; - pressure meter; - young patient look into the camera via a mirror above the head.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
11 September 1939


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision