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The Both respirator
Title : The Both respirator The Both respirator
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Creator : Medical Research Council (Great Britain). Respirators (Poliomyelitis) Committee
Source : "Breathing machines" and their use in treatment : report of the Respirators (Poliomyelitis) Committee, plate II, figure b (opposite p. 14)
Date of creation : 1939
Format : Book
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Photograph of a patient being treated in a Both respirator for the symptoms of poliomyelitis.

The Both brothers, Edward and Donald, developed their lightweight version of the 'iron lung' in response to a polio epidemic in South Australia.

Related names :

Both, Donald

Both Edward Thomas, d. 1987

Coverage year : 1939
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