ID#: 8953
This 1950s historical photograph was provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The image depicted an industrial plant physician and nurse, as they were examining a plant worker. The doctor was using a stethoscope in order to auscultate the patient’s chest sounds emanating from within the worker’s chest cavity. The nurse was preparing to measure the worker’s blood pressure, using a device known as a sphygmomanometer.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date: 1950
Photo Credit: Roy Perry
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.