Antique Medical Instruments

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Schiffer Pub., 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 149 pages
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A hand-illustrated tour of medical history, chronicling the evolution of a wide range of medical instruments from the mid-1700s through current usage. Includes discussion on microscopes, reflex hammers, stethoscopes, blood pressure instruments, electro cardiographs, thermometers, forceps, bullet probes, blood-letting instruments, and more. An important resource for all medical personnel, historians, and collectors.

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About the author (2003)

Wilbur is a retired medical doctor, and spends much of his time pursuing his long-standing interest in archaeology and artifact collecting. He is an accomplished historian and craftsman.

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