Return to life: artificial respiration

Australia, 1960

Film
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A demonstration of four resuscitation methods in the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. A patient is anaesthetized and given an injection of curare, which paralyses the chest muscles and gives the effect of drowning. The Holger-Neilson, hip-lift and Sylvester methods of artificial respiration are then applied in turn, and a spirometer shows an adequate intake of air. The mouth to mouth resuscitation is demonstrated in detail and explained; both the direct contact method and with the use of the insufflator tube.

Credits

producer/director

Robert Raymond

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27886

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hospitals - Australia

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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