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Active feet

Contributor(s):
Marconi, Carlo, film producer, film director
Brand, Paul W., screenwriter
American Leprosy Missions, presenter, production company.
Publication:
[Greenville, S.C.] : American Leprosy Missions, Inc., [1963]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Leprosy -- complications
Foot Ulcer -- etiology
Hypesthesia -- complications
Foot Ulcer -- therapy
Genre(s):
Instructional Films and Videos
Access:
Resource cannot be viewed online. Viewing copy available on-site only.
Abstract:
Patients at the Schieffelin Leprosy Research Sanatorium in India are profiled. They are often successfully treated for the diease but suffer severe damage and ulceration to their feet because of a loss of pain sensation. The plaster cast is a good way of protecting the foot whilst allowing the patient to remain active. Sandals and new ways of standing and walking can also help by properly distributing pressure on the foot. Program also includes general information on the anti-leprosy campaign in India and the work of the paramedical worker in leprosy treatment.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
045 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Transfer; National Hansen's Disease Program; 20060221; 2006-01.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
101723821 (See catalog record)
OCLC no.:
1054812671
Contributor(s):
Marconi, Carlo, film producer, film director
Brand, Paul W., screenwriter
American Leprosy Missions, presenter, production company.
Publication:
[Greenville, S.C.] : American Leprosy Missions, Inc., [1963]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Leprosy -- complications
Foot Ulcer -- etiology
Hypesthesia -- complications
Foot Ulcer -- therapy
Genre(s):
Instructional Films and Videos
Access:
Resource cannot be viewed online. Viewing copy available on-site only.
Abstract:
Patients at the Schieffelin Leprosy Research Sanatorium in India are profiled. They are often successfully treated for the diease but suffer severe damage and ulceration to their feet because of a loss of pain sensation. The plaster cast is a good way of protecting the foot whilst allowing the patient to remain active. Sandals and new ways of standing and walking can also help by properly distributing pressure on the foot. Program also includes general information on the anti-leprosy campaign in India and the work of the paramedical worker in leprosy treatment.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
045 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Transfer; National Hansen's Disease Program; 20060221; 2006-01.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
101723821 (See catalog record)
OCLC no.:
1054812671