Medical devices from the past that are displayed—both physically and virtually—at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia include a spine scalpel and an iron lung, reports Mass Device.
Going to museums right now might be difficult, or even impossible, so finding a way to virtually learn about the history of medical devices was imperative. The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia gives you just about everything you need, from spinal surgery tools to otolaryngology devices, with a smattering of Albert Einstein’s brain, if that interests you.
Some of these exhibits and devices are intriguing, while others are downright terrifying. Here’s an opportunity to marvel at the medicine of yesterday and perhaps be thankful for the innovations of today.
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