• Short Summary

    New medical inventions - inflatable splints and oxygen tent bed.

  • Description

    Title reads: "New Aids for Sick and Injured".

    New medical inventions - Pneumatic Splints, Greenford, Middlesex.

    A pile of boxes falls onto man in store room. Another man runs in to give assistance to injured man. The other man has two bags with him, inside is a new invention - inflatable splints. The inflatable splints are put on injured man's arm and leg. Once inflated, the splints hold the limbs completely rigid. C/U girl laying on table. C/U the girl's arm in one of the new splints. C/U the girl's legs both in splints. Panning shot the girl on the table with both arms and both legs in splints.

    Space Bed Oxygen Tent, Westminster Hospital, London.

    Panning shot male patient being wheeled into room with new type bed in it - Space Bed Oxygen Tent. C/U operator at bed's controls. The man is helped into bed by the nurse. C/U nurse. C/U nurse fixing electrodes to patient's wrist. L/S lid of the bed being pulled down by the nurse. C/U as lid is closed. The man nods through the perspex dome. C/U operator at controls. C/U heart rate indicator. C/U cardiograph screen. C/U the patient reading paper while in the bed. L/S nurse and technician standing by the bed.

    Note: promotional brochures about "Jet Bandage Splint" and newspaper article about oxygen tent bed are on file.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:19:00 / 01:41:56:00

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