Queen Charlotte Minnitt Machine
|Inventory Number:|| 10490|
|Object Type:|| |
|Brief Description:||Machine to give analgesia for midwifery. This portable version was designed for domiciliary use and incorporates the cylinder and a reservoir bag and Adams valve. The case has been removed to show workings.|
Used for nitrous oxide.
Invented in 1936 by Robert James Minnitt and manufactured c.1939.
|Provenance:||Transferred from the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.|