Man-Made Man Together with the Charles University and the National Technical Museum, the Medical Museum has prepared an exhibition on the past and the present of prosthetics, Člověk v náhradách (Man-Made Man: Technology and Medicine).
Až na kost! Výstava o stavbě, funkci a náhradách kostí Technické muzeum v Brně 4. 6.- 29. 9. 2019 Purkyňova 105, 612 00 Brno Z hlavního nádraží tramvají číslo 12 na zastávku Technické muzeum Autoři výstavy: ing. Tomáš Suchý, Ph.D. / ing. Lucie Vištejnová, Ph.D. Výstava si klade za cíl seznámit Vás se stavbou a funkcí kostí a srozumitelnou formou Vás provede vývojem léčebných postupů od dávnověku až po současnost. […]
National Medical Library on a Historical Photograph Early history of the National Medical Library are bound with the Physicians’ House on the Sokolska Avenue, founded by Czech physicians and their professional organizations. The Central Library and Reading Room of Czechoslovak Physicians and Medical Students opened in that building in 1931, having merged a number of libraries […]
Schimmelbusch Irrigation Syringe Even minimal changes in temperature and humidity endanger preservation of museum objects. Objects are composed of different materials, which react differently to climatic changes. Schimmelbusch irrigation syringe, made of metal to allow heat sterilization, can serve as an example. Since the early 20 century, instrument makers delivered syringes upon request in simple […]
Irrigator Éguisier, around 1880 Douche and enema syringes have been known since antiquity. They have been employed to cure constipation and stomach complaints, to douche genital and urinary tract, cleanse wounds or remove foreign objects from bodily orifices. Beginning in the 600s, most clysters and douches were self-administered. The use of vaginal douches as contraceptives […]
Badge of a physician’s car, 1930s Illuminated car radiator badge marked the automobiles of medical doctors on duty. The Aesculap Autoclub of Czechoslovak physicians, car owners and operators (founded in 1930), introduced it in 1931. The club chose a red cross in a blue field to avoid confusion with the internationally and nationally protected Red Cross symbol. The […]
Kuli-kabátek (Coolie-Coat), early 1980s Until mid-1980s, during patient visits or while playing outside with children patients, Czechoslovak nurses wore “coolie-coats.” The shapeless box-cut and hard fabric called forth no enthusiasm and nurses preferred their own sweaters or coats. In addition, there was always a shortage of coolie-coats, as well as other parts of the nursing uniforms. […]
Bronchogom Throat Lozenges, Kalina Pharmacy, 1930s In the cold, wet winter months many of us suffer from upper respiratory infections. Cough lozenges, bonbons containing herbal extracts, menthol or eucalyptus oil, are not only tasty, but help expectoration and ease other symptoms of the cold. In the 19 and early 20 century, opiates were a common ingredient: […]