13171_4341_polio_diagnosis_and_management11.mov

13171_4341_polio_diagnosis_and_management11

Shot of two doctors heads leaning over young man lying in bed. One doctor is examining his neck. Cut to medium shot of side view, doctor feeling man’s shoulders. Doctor lifts shoulders up and down, lifts up hands. Man holds hands to chest as doctor tests elbow strength. Voice over is talking about how the boy’s condition is. Doctor demonstrates with his arms what he wants the young man to do. He reaches for his wrists, young man resists. Doctor moves to side and tests strength in hands. Voice over says he has not shown weakness and is right handed. Doctor tests both hands. Shakes head to other doctor. Other doctor goes to end of bed and pulls up blanket. First doctor lifts up and examines legs. Left leg can’t go up all the way. Doctor points to legs he wants to be lifted, examining strength.

1940s
B&W
Not Explicit