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:

December 11th

The SAMHS Christmas Party will be held on Thursday, 11th of December at 5:30 pm at the Aviation Museum, 66 Lipson St., Port Adelaide.

The speaker for the evening is Dr. John Setchell from the Royal Flying Doctor Service. He will speak about the development and early days of this service. There will be a conducted tour of the Museum.

Drinks and finger food will be served. Cost is $25 per person. Members are encouraged to attend and bring guests.

Please inform the Secretary of the number of people attending by the 4th of December, 2014.

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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