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:

June 27th, 2019

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

Our speaker this month is Professor Sandy McFarlane from the University of Adelaide, where he is the Director of The Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies.
His particular specialty is the effects of traumatic stress; Prof. McFarlane is an international expert in the field of the impact of disasters and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Prof. Sandy McFarlane - "From Moral Inferiority to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder"

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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