• Short Summary

    Demonstration of breathing exercises and dealing with children with Cystic Fibrosis

  • Description

    CYSTIC FIBROSIS (MUCOVISCIDOSIS)
    Postural Drainage and Breathing Exercises.
    Demonstrated by The Staff of the Department of Physical Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street London, WC1.
    Produced under the auspices of the Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation Trust, London

    Children at play in hospital surroundings. Exercising on gym equipment, playing catch, on a rocking-horse. A nurse points to a diagram showing a child's lungs and diaphragm. The nurse demonstrates on several children how to stimulate lung activity. Two girls demonstrate their arm swinging chest exercises. A nurse shows a mother how to tap the back of her son who looks on. She demonstrates on a pillow. The nurse is then seen tapping the backs of young children and babies and doing further breathing exercises with the children - blowing balls of cotton wool and bubbles. A boy breathes from an oxygen mask attached to a 'Mark 8 respirator". The children playing in the gym again.

    End running titles give thanks to the staff at Great Ormond Street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3309.06
    Media URN:
    91369
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:01:00 / 01:49:52:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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