Krogh wedge spirometer, 1950-1980

Subject

Lung
Respiration

Abstract

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.

Creator

Doelcam Corporation

Date Created

1950-1980, between

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum: 21595, an experimental whole plethysmograph

Format

object

Extent

1 spirometer

Medium

Medical Equipment

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 21643

Provenance

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.

Original Format

Spirometer

Physical Dimensions

53 W x 56 D x 22 H cm

Files

Citation

Doelcam Corporation, “Krogh wedge spirometer, 1950-1980,” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed January 20, 2018, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17816.

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