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Nora Dean anesthesia machine

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1035
This collection consists of one Gwathmey nitrous oxide bubble bottle flowmeter used by Dr. Dean at St. Joseph’s.

Dates

  • 1940-1960

Creator

Extent

.5 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Nora D. Dean was born in Mercer County, KY to Samuel Harrison Dean and Emily Jane Dearinger Dean. She graduated from the Norton Training School for Nurses in 1915 leaving Kentucky to become Superintendent of Nurses at St. Rose Hospital in Great Bend, Kansas. She returned to Louisville to become surgical nurse at Deaconess Hospital in Louisville beginning in 1917. In 1918, she joined Dr. Irvin Abell’s hospital unit, serving as an Army Nurse in Europe during WWI. Upon her return to the US, she began study at the University of Louisville, obtaining her MD from the University of Louisville in 1927, joining the faculty in 1928. Dr. Dean practiced obstetrics, and was an anesthesiologist at St. Joseph’s Infirmary in Louisville for 40 years.

Creator

Title
Nora Dean anesthesia machine
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2020
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
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