Shriners Hosptial Patient Isolation Unit Records, 1956-1981 (bulk 1969-1972)
Shriners Hospital for Children (Cincinnati, Ohio)
0.75 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
The isolators were designed and developed by Shriners for use in treating burn patients during the late 1960s. The prototype and a modification of it were donated to the National Museum of American History's Division of Science, Medicine and Society in 1984.
Papers relating to burn patient isolation units developed by Shriners Hosptial for Children in Cincinnati. Papers include correspondence, notes, reports, design drawings for the units and their components, material samples, photographs, specifications, journal articles, and trade literature.
Shriners Hospital Patient Isolation Unit Records, 1956-1981 (bulk 1969-1972), Archives Center, National Museum of American History