Krogh wedge spirometer, 1950-1980
Large wedge Krogh spirometer used for research in the Department of Physiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Spriometer was used in conjunction with the experimental whole plethysmograph (WAM 21595) to measure lung capacity in humans. Spirometer is made of metal and grey in color with rotating electrical component on end.
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Warren Anatomical Museum: 21595, an experimental whole plethysmograph
Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 21643
This wedge Krogh spirometer was created between 1950 and 1980 and was used in conjunction with experimental whole plethysmograph (WAM 21595) for respiration research in the Department of Physiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. It was donated to the Warren Anatomical Museum by Dr. Stephen H. Loring in December 2015.
53 W x 56 D x 22 H cm
Doelcam Corporation, “Krogh wedge spirometer, 1950-1980,” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed April 22, 2018, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17816.
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