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Box 4


Contains 7 Results:

Errors of Refraction, 1944

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

A silent, color film that details basic principles and properties of optical lenses and refractive errors through illustrations and animation. Review in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 1947, 134(13):1121.

By William Alfred Mann, MS, MD, and Emile George Nadeau, BS, MD. Produced by Mervin LaRue, Inc.

Dates: 1944

Abnormalities of the Ocular Muscles with Indications for Surgery, 1953

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents A silent, black and white film which details a variety of ocular abnormalities through live patients, mostly adults and a few adolescents. Patients look into camera and give a full view of the appearance of their eyes, intertitle cards detail in technical terms the issues faced by each individual, as well as point out which features indicate that surgery is needed.Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology: Derrick Vail, MD, Director. Muscle Clinic:...
Dates: 1953

Injuries of the Peripheral Nerves, 1948

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This color film with sound uses color illustrations, animation, diagrams, and footage of patients to detail the structure of several different nerves and explain the process of impulses in the brain and nerve and muscle movement. The effects of injuries to nerves are detailed and exhibited by the patients, including effect on muscle movement, muscle atrophy, sensation loss, and effects to the skin. Nerves detailed are: ulnar, median, radial, brachial-plexus nerve network, sciatic, peroneal,...
Dates: 1948

Treatment of Simple Head Injuries, 1954

 Item — Box: 4
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content.Loyal Davis, MD, introduces and narrates this color, monaural sound film describing the details of the chronological steps which should be taken in the treatment of a simple head injury. Three cases are briefly presented for observation. The first case is an unconscious man, approximately mid-30’s, who has been in a serious accident and received lacerations on the face and scalp, as well as other injuries. The second case is an...
Dates: 1954

Manual Rotation in the Management of Occiput Posterior and Transverse Positions, 1943

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic childbirth content, including images of two possibly deceased infants.Color, silent film details five different instances of childbirth in which obstetric intervention is required due to abnormal positioning of the baby in the birth canal. Occiput (back of head or skull) Right Posterior is the first segment, in which the baby is facing forward and to the right. In Occiput Left Posterior, the baby is facing forward and to the left. Next is an example of Occiput in...
Dates: 1943

Fenestration Operation for Otosclerosis, 1947

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content.This color, silent film uses a combination of illustrations, animation, live action, and descriptive intertitle cards to document a case of fenestration surgery on a twenty-six year old woman suffering from otosclerosis, a condition that causes abnormal bone growth in the ear. Otosclerosis is described as being the most important cause of progressive conduction deafness in early and middle adult life. The patient is presented as having...
Dates: 1947

The Human Body: Circulatory System, 1956

 Item — Box: 4
Scope and Contents Warning: graphic content, including footage of live human organs and animal organs.In this color film with sound, the human circulatory system is explained in detail through the use of illustrations, animation, x-ray photography, and footage of live organs of humans and dogs. The role and function of blood circulation, the heart, lungs, and kidneys, are described in detail, as well as the progression of historical knowledge about the cirulatory system.A Coronet Film....
Dates: 1956