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|Medicine in 1962
Dr. Iete Boerama of the University of
Amsterdam's Wilhelmina Clinic devised this
compression-tank operating room as an improved method of
sustaining the patient's blood circulation during an
operation. In the tank, air pressure is raised to three
times normal so bloodstream and tissues are flooded with
oxygen to give the cells a protective reserve.
These youngsters are taking the oral polio vaccine
developed by Dr. Albert
Sabin recently licensed by the U. S. Public
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