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Tongue Depressor - Metal, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850146

Summary:
Tongue Depressor - Metal, circa 1930. Used to depress tongue to see into patients mouth and throat. Used in a psyciatric hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
Hinged spoon-shaped blades at 90 degree angle with ridges on both ends. Used to depress tongue in order to examine the throat.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, medical apparatus instruments, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Clinical
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Place Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1930

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