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Box 10


Contains 6 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

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

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

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