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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

respository

Museu Nacional de Historia da Medicina, "Maximiano de Lemos", Faculdade de Medicina do Porto



address

Faculdade de Medicina do Porto, Alameda Prof. Hernani Monteiro. 4200 Porto, Portugal


Telephone

+ 351 2 55 06 884


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Website


Contact Person

Amelia Ricon-Ferraz, Director


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Access and Services


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Collections


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Museu Nacional de Historia da Medicina "Maximiano de Lemos", 18th century to present day.



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Biographical Note

This museum was created by Prof. Luis de Pina in 1933 and it belongs to the Faculty of Medicine of Oporto - Portugal.



Collection Description

The museum holds a very large collection of surgical instruments since the 18th century, academical praxis, Art Collection of important national painters and sculptors, medical and surgical clothing from the last century; medical apparatus and instruments particularly from the 19th century.



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Related Material

The museum library contains a collection of ten thousand books and magazines including encyclopedia, biographies, journals and old books related to the history of medicine.