South Australian Medical Heritage Society IncWebsite for the Virtual Museum
Galleries of the Virtual Museum
History Week 27 May 2009
The following photographs represent some of the activities.
Signing the register, Cr. Jacobsen and Norwegian exchange students
Orthopoedic demonstration by Mr. Tom Stevenson
Legends describing Braun frame and Steinmen’s pin (left) and Thomas’ splint (right)
Examples of early and more recent hip prostheses provided by Mr. Tom Stevenson
Dr Michael Patkin demonstrating and explaining the SAMHS web-site
Women’s and Children’s Hospital Exhibit kindly assembled by Margaret Lea
Demonstration from the QEH showing cardiac pacemakers
Atago Refractometer QEH
Dr Fuller’s poster of early anaesthetic machines
David Buob and Rob Adams Exhibit of historic items from the Glenside Museum
An early ECT machine personally made by Dr. H.M. Birch, superintendent of South Australian Mental institutions in 1940. The controls are on the left. The telephone dial is used as a timer.
Saline pads, electrodes and needles for intravenous anaesthesia
Visitors waiting for a tour of Glenside historical sites
Dr, Joan Durdin (left) with exhibit of her own books, M.D.thesis and other books on nursing by South Australian authors.
A Schioetz tonometer from Calvary Hospital Museum
The Colonial Infirmary 1837 - 1841
Clockwise from top left. (a) The old hospital grounds (b) Sunday afternoon on the terrace, (c) North Terrace gate (d) The hospital grounds.
Bottom row: McEwin building 1946 (lt). Corner. of North Terrace and Frome Road 1929 (right)