Antique Medical Instruments

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. Les mer
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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.

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Foreword6(1)




DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS

7(80)




Microscopes

7(9)




Lens Aberrations

7(1)




The Simple Microscope

8(1)




The Simple Microscope Comparison

8(2)




The Compound Microscope-Monocular

10(1)




Compound Microscope Comparison

10(2)




The Continental Style

12(1)




Made in America

13(1)




Origins of American Design

13(2)




American Originals

15(1)




American Microscope Makers

15(1)




Physical Diagnosis

16(1)




Percussion

16(1)




The Pleximeter

16(2)




Percussors

18(1)




Reflex Hammers

19(1)




Stethoscopes

20(9)




Monaurals

21(2)




Binauals

23(2)




The Diaphragm Chest Piece

25(2)




Combination Stethoscpes

27(1)




Electrical Stethoscopes

28(1)




Monaural-Binaural Summary

28(1)




Blood Pressure Instruments

29(8)




The Sphygmograph

29(1)




The Sphygmometer

30(1)




The Sphygmomanometer

31(3)




Clock-Type Sphygmomanometers

34(1)




Aneroid Sphygmomanometers

35(2)




Electrocardiographs

37(4)




Electrodes

40(1)




Ophthalmoscopes

41(6)




Reflecting Ophthalmoscopes

41(3)




Electric Opthalmoscopes

44(3)




Tonometers

47(2)




The Otoscope

49(5)




Simple Specula

49(1)




Bivalve Specula

49(1)




Reflector Otoscopes

50(1)




Light Reflectors

50(1)




Head Mirrors

51(1)




Electric Otoscopes

51(2)




The Pneumatic Otoscope

53(1)




Nasal Specula

54(3)




Head Lamps

57(1)




Tongue Depressors

58(3)




Endoscopes

61(5)




The Laryngoscope

61(3)




Direct Laryngoscopy Technique

63(1)




Bronchoscopes

64(1)




The Gastroscope

65(1)




Vaginal Specula

66(5)




Cylindrical Specula

66(2)




Valvular Specula

68(3)




Rectal Instruments

71(3)




Catheters

74(1)




The Cystoscope

75(3)




The Spirometer

78(2)




Thermometers

80(3)




The Doctor's Bag

83(4)




Chests

83(1)




Cases

84(1)




Wallets

85(1)




Bags

86(1)




THERAPEUTIC INSTRUMENTS

87(48)




Forceps

88(5)




Dressing Forceps

88(1)




Splinter and Tissue

88(2)




Artery Forceps

90(3)




Needle Holders

93(2)




Bullet Probes

95(1)




Bullet Extractors

96(3)




Obstetrical Instruments of Destruction

99(2)




Perforators

99(1)




Crotches

100(1)




Blunt Hook

100(1)




Lever

100(1)




Vectis

100(1)




Cephalotribes

100(1)




Cranioclasts

100(1)




Obstetrical Forceps

101(4)




Scissors

105(1)




Scalpels

106(7)




Bistouries

111(1)




Gum Lancet

112(1)




Abscess Lancet

112(1)




Tenotomes

112(1)




Bloodletting Instruments

113(9)




Bleeding Bowls

114(1)




Lancets

114(3)




Scalpel Lancet

115(1)




Fleam

115(1)




Thumb Lancet

116(1)




Spring Lancet

116(1)




Cupping

117(3)




Vacuum

118(1)




Aspiration

118(1)




Dry vs. Wet Cupping

118(1)




Scarificators

119(1)




Syring-Cup Combinations

119(1)




The Mechanical (Artifical) Leech

119(1)




Leeches

120(2)




Leech Containers

121(1)




Vaccination Lancets

122(1)




Amputation Instruments

123(7)




The Tourniquet

123(1)




Amputation Knives

124(3)




Amputation Saws

127(2)




Caudery Irons

129(1)




Trepanning and Trephining

130(5)




The Trepan

131(1)




The Trephine

131(1)




Head Saws

132(2)




Brushes

134(1)




Elevators

134(1)




Lenticulars

134(1)
Price Guide135(3)
American Medical, Dental and Apothecary Museums138(7)
Index145

Om forfatteren

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 hunta|"