15 Horrifying Medical Procedures We Used To Think Were A Good Idea . Thank goodness for the medical advances!
Iron lung ward filled with polio patients, Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, California
Hansel Mieth - Nurses tending young Polio patients lying on 4 beds w. their bodies contained inside iron lung room w. rising & falling air pressure causing their lungs to compress & expand, which was.
pinner writes: Iron Lung for polio victems, we used to see a lot of these in old TV shows I actually saw some patients in iron lungs post-polio epidemic when a student nurse.
The Last of the Iron Lungs This fall, I met three polio survivors who depend on iron lungs.