Lois Hunter Moser, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 6, 2010

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Title Lois Hunter Moser, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 6, 2010
Alternative Title No.529 Lois Hunter Moser
Creator Moser, Lois Hunter, 1935-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-02-06
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/4930956/ ; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/
Subject Moser, Lois Hunter, 1935- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--Treatment; Nurses--Biography
Description Transcript (38 pages) of interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Lois Hunter Moser on February 6, 2010
Abstract Moser (b. 1935) was born in Providence, Rhode Island. She discusses growing up in Cranston, Rhode Island. She entered the Children's Hospital School of Nursing in Boston in 1953. She discusses her school program, classes, requirements, living arrangement, duties, and their uniforms. She began working with polio patients her first year of school and rotated through departments caring for patients in the isolation, acute, and rehabilitative phases of the disease. She discusses topics such as working in warm pools with physical therapists, Stryker beds, working with patients in casts, iron lungs, chest respirators, tilting beds, and applying hot pack therapy and feeding patients in iron lungs. She has retained her course manuals from the time and reads a few sections on specific care for patients. She graduated in 1956 and stayed in full-time nursing until 1963. Ms. Moser is credited with starting the first US all children's recovery room at Boston Children's. She later worked as a nurse volunteer in various activities, including administering polio vaccines to school children. Ms. Moser married and raised two children. This interview is part of the Polio Oral History Project. Interviewer: Becky Lloyd
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s68k8tg3
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients; Nurses--Biography
Setname uum_elc
ID 795947
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68k8tg3