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Corrado A, Ginanni R, Villella G, Gorini M, Augustynen A, Tozzi D, Peris A, Grifoni S, Messori A, Nozzoli C, Berni G (2004) Iron lung versus conventional mechanical ventilation in acute exacerbation of COPD.
At the time, she described life in an iron lung in matter-of-fact terms.
Jim Costello, 62, who uses a portable ventilator to sleep and is encased in the chamber five days a week has installed a phone and a TV remote control in the iron lung so he can engage in his love of betting on horse races.
The boy then dumps her body on top of the transparent iron lung, making Klaus spend the night face to face with his dead wife.
28) Patients also learned to make clicking noises with their mouth to call urgent attention to themselves, and a local citizen devised an impromptu alarm system that helped the nurses immensely to monitor tank pressures in the iron lung.
One taxpayer's wife, stricken with polio, needed an iron lung to keep her alive.
Here the narrator sires a muskratlike offspring with his girlfriend's dog, finds out that the muskrat has in turn impregnated a woman who lives in an iron lung, and .
I was paralyzed from the waist down, and I came within a hair's breadth of going into an iron lung.
Everybody knows that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, but how many people know that he also came up with disc phonograph records and the iron lung (a device that allows people with paralyzed respiratory systems to breathe)?
O'Brien of Berkeley, California, has had polio since childhood and lives in an iron lung.
A rare, working iron lung designed to breathe for patients left with paralyzed or weakened chest muscles after the US polio outbreaks in the 1940s and 50s; and
It involved the use of a new type of ventilator system similar to a modern version of the iron lung.