Item on new surgical and physiotherapy treatments to help miners injured in pit accidents.
SLATE INFORMATION: SCIENCE MITIGATES PERILS OF THE PIT
ENGLAND: Nottinghamshire: Mansfield:
GV pithead / CU pit cage wheel turning / BV miners through pit tunnel / SV miners pick axing coal face / SCU miners pick axing coal face
LV injured miner - Arthur Marsh - on stretcher being brought out of cage. CU pan Marsh on stretcher. SV pan down hospital to ambulance arriving. CU sign "CASUALTY DEPT." SV thru' doorway stretcher being brought in. CU sign on door "X-RAY DEPT." CU nurse adjusting X-Ray apparatus. SV nurse and Marsh on X-Ray table. CU nurse putting slide under table. SV angle shot nurse turning something on table looks at nurse with electrical controls. CU hands working electrical controls. LV surgeon looks at X-Ray photograph, Marsh on stretcher. CU photograph of fractured spine. SCU doctors hands feeling for fracture on back of Marsh.
CU sign "PLASTER ROOM," LV doctor and nurse putting plaster casing on Marsh. SV, CU and CU doctor and nurse putting plaster casing on Marsh. CU sign "TURNER WARD." GV miners in bed in ward. SV hosted leg and weight working foot muscles. CU showing foot moving to ease muscles. GV men drilling outside hospital. SV and CU men drilling outside hospital. Angle shot and CU Marsh skipping in plaster cast. SV and CU Marsh lying on ground and exercising. CU sign on door "PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT." Semi side view miners and legs being worked up and down by electricity. CU electric control panel pan to legs moving up and down. CU muscles of leg working. SV leg of miner up and down. LTV pan miners in Gymnasium. SV miners pulling up weights. CU feet forward pulling weights. SFV men with injured spines bending and pulling up weights.
CU Marsh in plaster case exercising. (Note bent back.) SV and CU men climbing and exercising on ropes. SV and CU Marsh having plaster cut through. SV doctor taking plaster off. CU sign on door "MASSAGE DEPT." SV and CU miner having massage. LV, SV and CU man in Aerotone Bath. GV men on moving belt on Solarium. SV, and CU showing ultra-violet lamps. Semi Travel Shot men on solarium.CU angle shot type on Solarium. SV colliery. SV Marsh into pit cage. SV angle shot pit cage wheels turning. LV crane loading coal trucks with coal. SV trucks of coal passing camera.
Medicine and Health; Mining; Miners; Coal
Background: Item on new surgical and physiotherapy treatments to help miners injured in pit accidents.