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:

July 25th, 2019

The next meeting of the SAMHS will be held on Thursday, 25th of July at the Royal Society Rooms, Kintore Ave, Adelaide at 5:30 pm.

This month we have another good speaker, Professor Eric Gowans from the University of Adelaide, who may be known to some members from his time at the IMVS some years ago. He will speak from an Australian viewpoint on the history of vaccines, which (I anticipate) will bring us into the age of molecular vaccines.

Prof. Eric Gowans - "The history of vaccines - an Australian perspective"

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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