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iron lung

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Definición de iron lung en inglés:

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A rigid case fitted over a patient’s body, used for administering prolonged artificial respiration by means of mechanical pumps.
Example sentences
  • The aircraft configuration accommodated specialized medical equipment such as an iron lung, orthopedic bed, artificial kidney machine, or infant incubator.
  • After a visit to America in 1930 he became interested in assisted respiration and he and the hospital engineer built the first iron lung in Britain in their spare time.
  • The damaged limbs were often kept immobilized because of the confinement of the iron lung.

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