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:

Sep 26th, 2019

Prof. Donald Simpson Memorial Oration

The next meeting of the SAMHS will be held on Thursday, 26th of September at the Royal Society Rooms, Kintore Ave, Adelaide at 5:30 pm.

The speaker for this month will be Prof. Christopher Burrell, who will present a talk about one of the deadliest pandemics in history, the "Spanish flu" pandemic of 1918-19.

Prof. Christopher Burrell - "100th Anniversary of "Spanish flu", the 1918-19 influenza pandemic"

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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