Wikipedia: Iron Lung
User-edited article about the iron lung, the large machine that enables a person to breathe when normal muscle control is lost in patients like those affected by polio.
NMAH: The Iron Lung and Other Equipment
Paraphernalia about iron lung or the tank respirator used to help polio patients breathe. From the National Museum of American History.
NMAH: Iron Lung
From the collections of the National Museum of American History.
University of Virginia: Iron Lung
Traces the development of iron lung and other artifical respirators for polio patients. From the historical collections at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia.
Modern Mechanix: DIY Iron Lung
About the "wooden lung" temporarily used in 1949, to treat an eight-year old polio patient until the conventional iron version was obtained.