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Antique Medical Instruments

Antique Medical Instruments

C. Keith WilburM.D.

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Family physician and artist Dr. C. Keith Wilber presents a hand-illustrated tour of medical history via the doctors’ instruments. This study chronicles the evolution of a wide range of medical instruments from the mid-1700s through current usage. It includes discussions on microscopes, reflex hammers, stethoscopes, blood pressure instruments, electro-cardiographs, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, endoscopes, vaginal specula, thermometers, forceps, bullet probes, bloodletting instruments, vaccination lancets, trepanning tools, and others. This is an important resource for all medical personnel, historians, and collectors.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 1500 drawings | 152 pp
ISBN13: 9780764329937 | Binding: soft cover

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Dr. Wilbur attended Vermont Medical School and established a family practice in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1953. The collecting of and writing about medical instruments has been a recent avocation about which Dr. Wilbur has said, “One of my pleasures has been to locate appropriate medical instruments for some of our area museums. It has been something of a treasure hunt…”