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Queen Charlotte Minnitt Machine

Inventory Number: 10474
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Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: A machine used in midwifery to give analgesia. 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 to administer nitrous oxide.

Invented in 1936 by Robert James Minnitt (1889-1974)
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Provenance: Transferred from the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
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