OHSU celebrates 125 years, exhibit at Oregon Historical Society tells the story
"OHSU: 125 Years of Healing, Teaching and Discovery" opened Thursday. It uses photographs, artifacts and interactive displays to trace the histories of the people, inventions, schools, programs and hospitals that make up this complex institution.
Etui With Syringe, 19th Century by Science Photo Library
Silver plated etui (ornamental case) containing hypodermic syringe and bottle. This etui, engraved with a floral pattern is English and dates from around 1880.
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A plague doctor was a special medical physician who saw those who had the bubonic plague. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some doctors wore a beak-like mask which was filled with aromatic items. The masks were designed to protect them from putrid air, which (according to the miasmatic theory of disease) was seen as the cause of infection. The protective suit…