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Modern reconstructions of ancient Roman medical instruments.

One of Leonie's many bizarre interests include antique medical instruments.

Ishimpo, 醫心方 Formulary from the Heart of Medicine by Tanba Yasuyori 丹波康頼: It is the oldest surviving Japanese medical text, which contains 30 volumes in length. It is a compilation of medical knowledge and theories that were prevalent during the Sui (589-618 A.D.) and the Tang Dynasties (618-907 A.D.). Volume 22 Obstetrics, http://kampo.ca/herbs-formulas/kampo-and-chinese-medicine-classics/ishimpo/

Ishimpo

Ishimpo, 醫心方 Formulary from the Heart of Medicine by Tanba Yasuyori 丹波康頼: It is the oldest surviving Japanese medical text, which contains 30 volumes in length. It is a compilation of medical knowledge and theories that were prevalent during the Sui (589-618 A.D.) and the Tang Dynasties (618-907 A.D.). Volume 22 Obstetrics, http://kampo.ca/herbs-formulas/kampo-and-chinese-medicine-classics/ishimpo/

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Authentic ancient Roman medical and surgical instruments, tools, and artifacts for sale.

Historical reconstruction - Festival del mondo antico - LEGIO XIII Capsarius / Medicus surgical instruments

Historical reconstruction - Festival del mondo antico - LEGIO XIII Capsarius / Medicus surgical instruments

Surgical instruments, various dates within Roman period, Roman / Verulamium Museum, St.Albans, Hertfordshire, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

Surgical instruments, various dates within Roman period, Roman / Verulamium…

France, Vertillum, Medical instruments for surgery and ophthalmology 2nd Century B.C.– 2nd Century A.D., France, Burgundy, Chatillon Sur Seine, Musee Du Chatillonnais (Archaeological Museum), Gallo-Roman civilization

France, Vertillum, Medical instruments for surgery and ophthalmology 2nd Century B.C.– 2nd Century A.D., France, Burgundy, Chatillon Sur Seine, Musee Du Chatillonnais (Archaeological Museum), Gallo-Roman civilization

Tools of Ancient Roman medicine - Medical instruments from the Roman Empire show…                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Tools of Ancient Roman medicine ~ Medical instruments from the Roman Empire show that Roman doctors had many surgical skills. However, the Romans' major contribution was in public health - good plumbing kept Romans healthy!

[SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS].  A group of 21 of finely grained wrought iron surgical instruments. European, 16th or 17th Century.

[SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS]. A group of 21 of finely grained wrought iron surgical instruments. European, 16th or 17th Century.

Ecraseur (1870s)  This ecraseur was used to sever hemorrhoids and uterine or ovarian tumors. The chain was looped over the mass and tightened using the ratchet, stopping the circulation of blood to the area.

Ecraseur This ecraseur was used to sever hemorrhoids and uterine or ovarian tumors. The chain was looped over the mass and tightened using the ratchet, stopping the circulation of blood to the area. Wow, pretty happy to not remember being around in the

The first anaesthetic in childbirth On 19 January 1847, the Edinburgh obstetrician, James Young *Simpson (1811-1870), delivered the first child born to a mother anaesthetised with chloroform (half a teaspoon on a rag applied to the nose). The child was named Anaesthesia. It was so successful that, within a week, he had given it to 30 mothers. There followed many protests from those who believed that women were intended to 'bring forth children in sorrow', and that the pain of childbirth was…

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