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Teaching doll showing an iron lung, England, 1930-1950 (thanks @zenshopper X X X)

Teaching doll showing an iron lung, England, This plastic doll in its own model iron lung was made in order to show child polio patients and their family the treatment the child would receive.

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history

This is an awesome list of the 10 most notable nurses throughout history! Gotta love this nurses-infographic

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases Images Online for Non Commercial Use photography history black and white Group of Thirteen Decapitated Soldiers / Unknown / 1910

Then and now photos. I'd be afraid if I turned around and saw Hitler's ghost in my Eiffel Tower picture

The History Channels advertising campaign .history really can be interesting and fun

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The Connection Between Vinegar and the Fainting Couch: 19th Century Customs

19 century Vinaigrette - held vinegar-soaked sponges so that when you walked out of your house onto the filthy and century streets, if you felt faint you could hold this up to your nose to block out the smells

Instructing nurses on the use of respirator for a polio patient, May 23, 1958.  It was called an iron lung.

Instructing nurses on the use of respirator for a polio patient Unknown photographer/location, via National Archives. These iron lungs would soon be obsolete, thanks to Dr.

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Here is post mortem photography thomas jefferson mary souder joint coffin.

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PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, From “Polio Pictures” by Stan Payne

Great Tutorials on hair styling. As of 9/15/13 this is the link to a flicker tut for doll hair. Good pics and easy instructions

DIY pipe-cleaner hair bun (okay, this is a Blythe, but its a useable idea, maybe?) - My DIY Tips

As a pre-med student, this could not be more amusing yet vaguely terrifying.

Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis ♦ Hungarian physician of German extraction now known as an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures. Described as the "savior of mothers".

-A 1950's iron lung - has an attached pump that changes the amount and pressure of the air within the tank.

Iron lung for polio patients Mobile Medical Museum Pic

Vintage Antique Unique  Respiratory Gas analysis Apparatus Laboratory Medical Analysis Lloyd-Gallenkamp

Items similar to Vintage Antique Unique Respiratory Gas analysis Apparatus Laboratory Medical Analysis Lloyd-Gallenkamp on Etsy

Tzedaka (charity) dish, inscription reads "charity shall avert death," Ukraine 18th-19th century

Hand wrought and chased silver bowl depicting skeleton head and Hebrew inscription: Tzedakah Tatzil Me’Maves (Charity Shall Avert Death). A very rare and unusual item from Ukraine, century.

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