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:

October 27th, 2016

The next general meeting of the SAMHS will be on Thursday, 27th of October at the Royal Society Rooms, Kintore Ave, Adelaide at 5:30 pm.

The speaker for this month is Dr Andris Dārziņš, his topic: "Intruders or Colleagues? Latvian Medicos in SA".

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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