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O'REILLY GENERAL HOSPITAL OF SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI
Patient With Torso and Neck Cast

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Technicians or doctors fitting a man with a torso and neck cast. This sort of extreme cast was the usual way of supporting neck, back, and spinal cord injuries at the time. October 26, 1944. (ORGH MEDICAL MILITARY ART DEPT. photo #2542; date: 10-26-44; photo of: Plaster Room; location: Surgical Clinic; photo by: Hulcumb; auth. by: Himelstein)


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