• Description


    MS. Boys playing around in school playground, they are running, falling, etc. MS. Child in dentist's chair being seen to. Two shots of the abscesses on skin. CU. Animated drawing of how blood is pumped around body. CU. Animated drawing of blood moves around a bone and as the infected part of the bone develops into an abscess on the skin - disease called osteomyelics. Various shots of the patients in hospital being treated for the bone complaint to remove abscess. CU. Animated diagram showing how surgery can be performed on the abscess by cutting skin away and scraping the bone. Various shots in Ordea Hospital in Rumania. Dr Ioan Rushdea working on a new device he has invented for removal of abscesses. He uses new scientific method that includes elastic boring machines. Various shots of the doctor at work in the operating theatre. He starts by putting bandage onto the patient's leg. The doctor makes two small cuts in the leg and inserts the boring tube. He works it into the bone and the infected part in the bone marrow is extracted. Some diagrams and X-rays help in information. MS. Patient after the operation.

    (Comb. Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 11/04/1967.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:02:00 / 02:00:58:00
    UN 4247 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 4247 E
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology Religion & Politics
    The Greatest Scot Surgery Romania History of Medicine Surgery pre 1967 Medical Treatments Medical Breakthroughs Medical Breakthroughs
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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