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Operating Theatre notes in a small black diary - book

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

A small black covered diary created and written by Isabel C. Grad 1934
16.3 cm x 10cm
Object Registration
Historical information
This small black operating theatre diary was created and used by a nurse during her training at the Alfred Hospital. She would have referred to it when undergoing her operating room experience. There are anatomical drawings by the nurse.
When Made
This operating room diary is significant as it enhanced learning for the nurse and also was necessary to refer to when assisting the surgeons.
Inscriptions & Markings
It contains lists of theatre procedures, details of instruments, considerations by Surgeons- Mr MacLure, Mr Colville, Mr Trumble, Mr Ball, & Mr Renou. Also drawings of the surgical technique of the most common operations.
Last updated
30 Aug 2017 at 9:21AM