Medicine: Machine

Physiologists and physicians made no mockery of a new announcement last week by one Joe H. Pos, civil engineer of Portland, Ore., graduate of the University of Zurich. He said he had constructed an "electric-radio" machine, that regulated blood pressure, whether high or low and he exhibited a box, like a radio receiving-set, of bulbs, coils, condensers, arms, doohickies, thingumbobs, gadgets, gimcracks. On top of the case are two brass arms, one of which constructor Pos points at the back of the patient's head, the other at his stomach—that is, at the...

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