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Box 13


Contains 5 Results:

Appendicitis in Childhood, 1941

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Black and white film with sound showing Joseph Brennemann, MD giving a lecture about appendicitis in children. He discusses the symptoms and courses of treatment at different stages, the theories of its causes–particularly the connection to upper respiratory infections, the reasons that pediatricians should be interested in the subject, and his expertise on the subject as the head of Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Throughout the lecture he gives specific examples of cases that he has...
Dates: 1941

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

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

Normal Caloric Reaction and Nystagmus, circa 1934

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Different types of nystagmus are exhibited across five patients in this silent, black and white film. Intertitles describe each type of nystagmus, while the viewer is shown extreme close ups of involuntary eye movements.

From the Department of Otology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago Illinois.

Dates: circa 1934

Cardiotomy for Removal of Bullet Embedded in Right Ventricle, 1949

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic footage of heart surgery.A cardiotomy is performed to remove a bullet in a patient’s right ventricle in this silent, color film. Description of the procedure is given through intertitles. A surgeon makes an incision into the patient’s chest. Once the heart is exposed, it is palpated and explored to locate the bullet. Another incision through the ventricle wall exposes the bullet, and it is extracted with forceps. Finally, the patient is sutured. ...
Dates: 1949