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Medical Sutures - Ethicon, 1963 Object Reg. No: SH 850173

Summary:
Medical Sutures - Ethicon, 1963. Made: Johnson & Johnson Pty Ltd Ethicon - registered trade mark.,Used in the surgery of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
Medical skin sutures are of turquoise nylon thread, tied by string in one loop, which is inside a flat, black cardboard box with lift-off lid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.50 cm (Height), 9.00 cm (Width), 9.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, surgical apparatus instruments, making history - psych services, 1963
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Clinical
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: Text: 100 STRANDS 40 INCHES/ETHICON/SKIN SUTURES/NON-STERILE HANKS/ NYLON/EXTRA FINE/GREEN GAUGE 5/0.
Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1963
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1963

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