In 1967, Nurse Vashti McClean turns the selector switch of the JGH’s new fetal heart monitoring system, as she listen’s to an unborn baby’s heartbeat through an amplifier (lower left) and watches it on an oscilloscope (upper right).
85th Anniversary - ArchivesJuly 2019

From the archives: The beat goes on in Obstetrics

The JGH was at the forefront of obstetrical care in 1967, when it became the first hospital in Montreal to install a fetal heart monitoring system.