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Instruments used in bloodletting


Scultetus, Johannes (1595-1645). Armamentarium chirurgicum. Faksimile-Druck der Scultetus-Ausgabe von 1666 : mit separater Biographie und Glossar im Anhang. (Stuttgart, 1974). (Call No. WZ 290 S437a 1666F).


Scultetus, Johannes (1595-1645). Armamentarium chirurgicum olim auctum triginta novem tabulis... (Lugdunum Batavorum, 1693). (Call No. WZ 250 S437c 1693).


George Tiemann & Co. American armamentarium chirurgicum. (San Francisco, 1989). A facsimile of the 1889 edition. (Call No. W 26 G349a 1889f).

Note: Several of the pieces illustrated here are present in the History Division's Museum Artifact Collection: thumb lancet, spring fleam, and scarificators.