Jacobson, Robert R., speaker
Ramirez, Merida, Sister, 1937-2014, speaker
Bergtholdt, Harry, speaker
Ramsammy, Helen, 1922-2013, speaker
Brand, Margaret, 1919-2014, speaker
Trautman, John R., speaker
National Hansen's Disease Center, issuing body.
Public Health Service Hospital at Carville, La. Educational Resource Center, production company.
Carville, LA : National Hansen's Disease Center, 1985
Resource cannot be viewed online. Viewing copy available on-site only.
This video is aimed at people newly arrived at the National Hansen's Disease Center in Carville, LA for treatment of their disease. Staff members speak directly into the camera, providing information about the origins, symptoms, complications, and treatment of Hansen's disease. They also address living arrangements, length of stay, the history of Carville as a "leprosarium," and the staff's commitment to patient comfort. An overview of drug treatments, physical therapy, the eye clinic, and remark from director Dr. John Trautman are included.
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Produced by DHC Educational Resource Center, USPHS Hospital, Carville, Louisiana; written and produced by Julia Elwood; narrated, directed & edited by John Kulesz
Transfer; Capt. Charles Stanley; 20040702; 2004-10.