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Delivery, Obstetric

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

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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