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[Patient wearing a portable pump for the administration of medication]

Contributor(s):
Almasy, Paul, photographer
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Equipment and Supplies
Patients
Nurses
Hospital Units
France
World Health Organization
Abstract:
Interior view: a patient sitting on a bed has a portable pump strapped to his chest to permit the controlled administration of medication intravenously. A nurse is helping him to dress. Verso: WHO/14556. Euro. Cancer. France. The sack contains a pump which allows medicine to be injected very slowly into the vein. A large injection in one go causes the organism to eliminate the substances rapidly, so the effect is lost. Until now pumps were so cumbersome that the patient had to stay in bed. The new miniature pump allows him to get up and move around.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20151009
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101436891 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013786
Contributor(s):
Almasy, Paul, photographer
Language(s):
English
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Equipment and Supplies
Patients
Nurses
Hospital Units
France
World Health Organization
Abstract:
Interior view: a patient sitting on a bed has a portable pump strapped to his chest to permit the controlled administration of medication intravenously. A nurse is helping him to dress. Verso: WHO/14556. Euro. Cancer. France. The sack contains a pump which allows medicine to be injected very slowly into the vein. A large injection in one go causes the organism to eliminate the substances rapidly, so the effect is lost. Until now pumps were so cumbersome that the patient had to stay in bed. The new miniature pump allows him to get up and move around.
Copyright:
WHO must be mentioned in the accompanying text and/or given credit. This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.
Copyright Holder:
World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20151009
Extent:
1 photoprint.
NLM Unique ID:
101436891 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013786