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is what medical equipment used to look

2013-04-07 22:11:41.580197+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

This is what medical equipment used to look like. Where did wed go wrong?

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-04-08 12:07:52.355952+00 by: andylyke

Those were the days! Machines had real balls.

#Comment Re: made: 2013-04-08 19:21:23.107724+00 by: petronius

I think Victor Frankenstein had one of these in his lab. In Chicago the International Museum of Surgical Science used to have these devices sitting around the hallways, as well as Diathermy machines and other bits of fine cabinetry filled with wires and tubes. They also had several cases full of interesting kidney stones.

#Comment Re: made: 2013-04-11 22:06:06.271794+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Well, dunno about wood, but we may see hospitals going steampunk in the near future...

#Comment Re: made: 2013-04-12 05:19:53.441428+00 by: meuon [edit history]

[1921 Coolidge (X-Ray) Tube] My wooden bracket holding it isn't "Dan Quality" but it works. This is the 1921 Coolidge Tube mounted above my desk cuby in the living room. I have to admit I like the aesthetic of even something as functional as this item. The glass dicoloration is from the radiation. It is only radioactive when powered up at many thousands of volts.