ID#: 14523
This 1981 photograph depicts a virtual patient, who was actually a healthy participant in a practice activity, sitting up in a bed, and who was about to be enclosed in a Vickers patient-isolation unit, which would normally be used to transport critically ill patients to a nearby medical centers. In the background, you can see a medical staff member taking part in the assemblage of the Vickers enclosure. The image was captured during a trial run of a patient, who was transported from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to a nearby medical center. A doctor was administering care to the patient with supportive help provided by the Isolation Unit medical staff. See PHIL 14505 through 14529, for imagery documenting this practice emergent situational scenario.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Gailya P. Walter
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.