Early Respirator


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Early Respirator is realia, with genre medical equipment & supplies. Its dimensions are 30 in. x 36 in. x 12 in..

It was created around 1900-1910.

Harding Hospital Museum is the Contributor.

This respirator was used at Harding Hospital. A respirator is a machine that helps a person breathe. Oxygen is delivered to the lungs under pressure, so it can reach the bloodstream in spite of the injured lung tissue. Lung diseases such as tuberculosis and pneumonia were usually fatal beofre the advent of modern drugs.Julius Jeffreys patented the first respirator in 1836.

It covers the topic doctors and medicine.

It features the organization Harding Hospital.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Harding Hospital Museum.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is hhm0009.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 26, 2003. It was last updated November 17, 2017.