Antique Medical Bleeder Lancet Bloodletting Cased Civil War Doctor Medical Tools
For relieving those nasty humours
1850 Cautery set at the Museum of Historical Medical Artifacts (virtual museum) - From the curators' comments: "Cautery was an ancient means of treating wounds. It served a dual purpose, the heat congealed the blood, stopping bleeding and it also served to sterilize the wound. The application of heat had to be timed carefully or it would result in significant tissue damage and defeat the purpose."
2 Vintage Medical Pharmacy Apothecary Industrial Decor: Skunk Oil Utica NY and Depression Green Exceller Plaster Paris Advertising Tin
SKUNK OIL: obtained from the two lateral glands running the length of a skunk's back, was used by the Native Americans as a healing balm or as a liniment.
Civil War period mouth gag surgical instrument with beautiful ebony handles.
Positions of the fetus requiring intervention at birth, a reclining birthing chair, and instruments used to assist in delivery of the infant. A General System of Surgery in three parts. Laurence Heister, / los instrumentos me dan escalofrío
Picture of vintage vetenarian metal syringe with original box against white. stock photo, images and stock photography.
obstetric tool, Geneva, Switzerland, to save mother. The instrument pierced and crushed the fetus head to extract it from the mother’s body. They were used as a last resort only after the fetus was dead.
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(scary_old_school_surgical_tools) - Arrow Remover Not much is known about this tool, but it is hypothesized that it was inserted into the wound in a contracted position, with the central shaft used to grasp the arrow.
Victorian era nurse wearing a utilitarian chatelaine.I'm glad the "uniform" has changed!