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Minnitt Hospital Head

Inventory Number: 10581
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Machine adapted from the nitrous oxide half of a McKesson machine, to give analgesia for midwifery. The face piece for the Minnitt machine (absent from this example) had a patient-controlled valve.

Invented 1933 by Robert James Minnitt (1889-1974).

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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Glass
Rubber
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
160 245 145 mm

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