Appareil pour l’Aqua-puncture (1866)

Device for aquapuncture, injecting water under pressure into acupuncture points on the body to relieve pain. The oldest jet injector was devised by the French physician Jean Sales Girons (1808-1879) in 1866. Notice sur quelques nouveaux instruments et appareils de chirurgie fabriqués par H. Galante (Paris: H. Galante & Cie, 1866), 43. Fig. 33.

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