South Australian Medical Heritage Society
Society Website & Virtual Museum

Iron lung - polio epidemic

Headache powders which damaged kidneys


Kidney biopsy

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Upcoming Meetings:

September 24th

The next general meeting of the SAMHS will be on Thursday, 24th of September at the Royal Society Rooms, Kintore Ave, Adelaide at 5:30 pm.

The speaker is Dr Caroline Adams, her topic: "World War 1 Nurses — Not the ANZAC Girls.".

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nurses rah 1939
RAH nurses 1939

Amoeba causing meningitis

old obstetric stethoscope
Old obstetric stethoscope

Bragg hand x-ray 1896

RA Fisher,
statistics pioneer. His ashes are buried at St Peter's Cathedral, North Adelaide

Mask &
bottle for anaesthesia in tonsilectomy