Medical instruments of the past

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The tobacco enema (1750-1810)
Used to introduce smoke into the rectum - primarily for resuscitation drowned.
It was believed that the hot tobacco smoke cause unconscious to breathe.

Artificial Leech (1840) used in the treatment of diseases of the ears and eyes.

Double Guillotine (1860) to remove the tonsils

screw "gag" (1880-1910) that the patient does not shut his mouth

saw for sawing the skull (1830-60)


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