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Box 6


Contains 6 Results:

Asphyxia Neonatorum; Experimental Study in the Guinea Pig, 1943

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: this film includes footage of research animals; graphic content of surgical operations on live guinea pigs.A silent, color film detailing experiments on guinea pig fetuses in which they are deprived of oxygen, birthed, and resuscitated. Effects on the nervous system and learning ability are noted. Effects include: hemorrhage in thalamus, hemorrhage in fourth ventricle, hemorrhage in hippocampus, atrophy of cortex, and others.W.F. Windle and R.F. Becker,...
Dates: 1943

Contraction and Evacuation of the Gall Bladder in the Rabbit Following the Intravenous Injection of Cholecystokinin, 1938

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic surgical content on live rabbits.A silent black and white and color film that details the reaction of the gall bladder of a rabbit to an injection of cholecystokinin (a peptide hormone), three subjects shown before and after injection. Two subjects shown to react favorably, gall bladder evacuates and contracts; a third subject did not react favorably, no contraction seen. Reasons for different reactions not given.Film by D. N. Danforth, H. Doubilet,...
Dates: 1938

Tendon Injuries, 1953

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic surgical content, including close-up footage of hand and foot procedure, and surgery on a research dog.Step by step instruction on surgical tendon injury repair, tendon graft, and suture application, with live surgical examples on animals and humans. Human subject displays transverse wound across base of middle finger. Narrator gives detailed instructions throughout.Film by Michael L. Mason, MD, Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical...
Dates: 1953

Movements of the Alimentary Tract in Experimental Animals, 1928

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Warning: graphic content of surgical operations on various research animals.

A grainy black and white silent film in which the vagus nerve is stimulated in three animals—a dog, a rabbit, and a cat—effects on stomachs and intestines are observed. Intertitle cards point out specific movements of note, such as peristalsis and segmentation.

Dates: 1928

[Ear procedure footage], circa 1950s

 Item — Box: 6
Scope and Contents

A silent, color film in which various faces look straight ahead while a hand inserts an unknown instrument into subjects’ ears. Subjects do not appear in discomfort or pain. Film is dark and difficult to discern what is happening. It ends abruptly.

Dates: circa 1950s

Inguinal Hernia, 1942

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Raymond McNealy, MD diagrams the development of an inguinal hernia and surgical procedures on a chalkboard. Intertitle cards describe the processes and anatomy shown. Film glitches heavily, intertitle cards difficult to read, film ends abruptly.Passed by the Committee on Medical Motion Pictures of the American College of Surgeons.Film by Raymond W. McNealy, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago. Presented through...
Dates: 1942