Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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World War One serviceman receiving treatment

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4 June, 1919

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Image S13-018b Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago

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Otago Witness

Abstract

This photograph depicts a returned serviceman from World War One receiving electrical stimulation of the thigh muscles with a Faradic battery and button electrode. Faradic stimulation of muscles was carried out to prevent wasting and disuse in the presence of nerve injuries and fractures.

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Otago Witness, “World War One serviceman receiving treatment,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 17, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8069.

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