Beds and appliances

United States, 1943

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Episode of Series “Care of the sick and injured”.
This film, produced by the U.S. Navy, demonstrates how to make and manipulate beds for the sick and injured (particularly those bedridden for extended periods of time) so that the patient’s comfort is increased and their recovery is thereby quickened. Demonstrates how to make a bunk as well as a bed in a ward so that the bedclothes do no need adjusting during the day, and also includes handy tips for materials which can be used to improvise elevations and inclines to vary a patient’s position in bed. No other credits available.

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production company

United States. Bureau of Aeronautics



Production places
United States
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Care of the sick and injured

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Care of the sick and injured


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Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




Black and White


16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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