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Melbourne University Medical History Museum Blood and Bleeding Equipment

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Brief description

Blood and Bleeding Equipment collection at the medical History Museum holds over 50 items including cautery instruments; snake-bite treatments; scarifiers; lancets; cupping glasses; blood letting sets; and tourniquets.

Full description

The Blood and Bleeding Equipment collection at the medical History Museum holds over 50 items including cautery instruments; snake-bite treatments; scarifiers; lancets; cupping glasses; blood letting sets; and tourniquets. Dr. James Jamieson's medical bag includes a 'percusso' punctuator made by Mayer and Meltzer and a fleam with tortoise shell handle. Other items of interest include a Corrigan cautery set on sale in 1906, a Scarificator with twelve spring loaded blades, and an artificial leech with steel blade and suction tubes made by J. G. Birck, Berlin.

Significance

This collection contains a range of medical and scientific instruments of significance to the history of Science in Australia.
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Spatial Coverage And Location

text: Berlin

text: Germany

text: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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