Resuscitation technique, 19th century

Resuscitation technique, 19th century

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Caption: Resuscitation technique, 19th-century artwork. Demonstration of the technique developed in 1892 by the French physician Laborde to resuscitate patients who have stopped breathing. The technique involves rhythmic traction being applied to the patient's tongue, while they are held half-propped up in the position shown. Artwork from the 13th volume (first period of 1894) of the French popular science weekly 'La Science Illustree'.

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