South Australian Medical Heritage Society
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Iron lung - polio epidemic

Headache powders which damaged kidneys


Kidney biopsy

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Upcoming Meetings:

February 27th, 2020

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

We start our year with Emeritus Professor Alastair MacLennan speaking on the history of reproduction using the Royal family, and their influence, to illustrate advances.
Following on from Dr Tom Turner's 'quackery' comments in his December presentation, Alastair is likely to touch on this topic too.

Emeritus Professor Alastair MacLennan, AO - "Advances in reproduction over 200 years, as illustrated by the British and Australian Royal families: from Princess Charlotte to Queen Camilla"

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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