South Australian Medical Heritage Society
Society Website & Virtual Museum

Iron lung - polio epidemic

Headache powders which damaged kidneys


Kidney biopsy

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Upcoming Meetings:

September 27th, 2018

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

Our speaker for this month is Professor Max Kamien, known to some members from their student days, and to others as a speaker two years ago. The focus of his talk is the Faulding Prize and some of the many recipients: "The Francis Hardey Faulding Research Memorial Prize for research in Australian General Practice, 1964-1999: a South Australian initiative".

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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