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De Lee, Joseph B. (Joseph Bolivar), 1869-1942

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869-1942

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Class Notes Manuscript Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: ghsl-9
Abstract Notes taken by George Cullen from January, 1899-May, 1900 from various medical courses attended at the Northwestern University Medical School.
Dates: 1899 - 1900

Craniotomy on a Dead Fetus, 1930

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic and disturbing content, including images of a dead fetus and a dead infant boy.A dead fetus is removed from the birth canal of a 46-year-old woman in this silent, black and white film, which was produced at Chicago Lying-In Hospital by Joseph B. De Lee, with support of a grant from the Alumni Association. In the delivery room, three examiners confirm there is an absence of fetal heartbeat. A trephine is used to bore a hole in the skull of the fetus, first...
Dates: 1930

Eclampsia, 1939

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic medical content and nudity.A young woman experiences shifting episodes of convulsions, coma, and labored breathing due to eclampsia in this silent black and white film. The condition, preceded by preeclampsia, is caused by high blood pressure and dysfunction of different organ systems before, during, or after labor. The film briefly presents (through use of intertitles) this patient as suffering from necrosis of liver and liver thrombosis. After the...
Dates: 1939

Medical Motion Pictures

 Collection
Identifier: ghsl-15
Abstract This collection consists of 44 medical motion pictures made between 1928 and 1963, most of which were created by Northwestern University Medical School faculty members. The films depict medical procedures, conditions, processes, and research across 10 health science fields.
Dates: 1928 - 1963

Northwestern Marches On, circa 1931

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: this film includes footage of research animals and the dissection of human cadavers, as well as outdated, offensive terms.Silent, black and white film about Northwestern University Medical School, giving a brief history using still images and film, then describing the current operations of the school “for the benefit of our alumni and friends who cannot visit us in person." Intertitle cards describe the images and film that are shown. Most of the footage was presumably shot...
Dates: circa 1931

[Northwestern Marches On (extended cut)], circa 1931

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: this film includes footage of research animals and the dissection of human cadavers, as well as outdated, offensive terms.Silent, black and white film about Northwestern University Medical School, giving a brief history using still images and film, then describing the current operations of the school “for the benefit of our alumni and friends who cannot visit us in person." Intertitle cards describe the images and film that are shown. Most of the footage was presumably shot...
Dates: circa 1931

Post-Partum Hemorrhage, Part Two, 1941

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic images of childbirth procedures.This silent, black and white film shows two scenarios of postpartum hemorrhage. In the first scenario, ergonovine is administered to prevent excess bleeding. After clots have been removed, the cervix clamped, and the uterus anteflexed, the uterus is massaged with vibratory compression, and packed with gauze. The woman responds well. In the second scenario, these standard procedures do not stop the blood flow, and the...
Dates: 1941

The Forceps Operation, 1934

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content and images of childbirth.The history of obstetric forceps is discussed, and examples of how to maneuver the tool are shown in this silent, black and white film. The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and the Royal College of Surgeons of London granted permission for the historical obstetric forceps in their collections to be photographed by the filmmakers. We see different models of forceps throughout time, as the device (and how to use it)...
Dates: 1934