Visiting my inlaws over the holidays, I stumbled upon this nice little exhibit in Cookeville, Tennessee at the Cookeville History Museum on the medical history of the county. There's some stuff I haven't seen before in it, like the X-ray viewer, and some good archival records too. "Staying Alive: A Look at the Medical Field in Putnam County" is on through January 17 2009.
Physician's electrical cabinet
Diagnostic instruments, bandages, splints.
Drugs and pharmaceuticals.
Note the sterilizer iin the corner.
Atropine for nerve gas from Vietnam War.
Walter Reed's dinnerware.
Doctors in Vietnam War.
Wheelchair from a doctor's office.