This historic photograph shows a technician calibrating an iron lung machine. These machines were used to keep polio patients alive, enabling them to breathe by creating a negatively-pressurized environment around their bodies after having been sealed inside the machine, with only their head exterior to the confines of the apparatus.
September 27 201206·28 pm105 notes

This historic photograph shows a technician calibrating an iron lung machine. These machines were used to keep polio patients alive, enabling them to breathe by creating a negatively-pressurized environment around their bodies after having been sealed inside the machine, with only their head exterior to the confines of the apparatus.

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    Para el archivo, ventilador mecánico a presión negativa (Iron lung machine).
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