Antique Medical Instruments

Antique Medical Instruments

By (author) C. Keith Wilbur


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Family physician and artist Dr C Keith Wilber presents a hand-illustrated tour of medical history via the doctors' instruments. This study chronicles the evolution of a wide range of medical instruments from the mid-1700s through current usage. It includes discussions on microscopes, reflex hammers, stethoscopes, blood pressure instruments, electro-cardiographs, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, endoscopes, vaginal specula, thermometers, forceps, bullet probes, bloodletting instruments, vaccination lancets, trepanning tools, and others. This is an important resource for all medical personnel, historians, and collectors.

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  • Paperback | 149 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • 28 Jun 2008
  • Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Atglen
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 1500 illus
  • 0764329936
  • 9780764329937
  • 670,807

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