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Medical Tools

Vessels like SULTANA carried a doctor or surgeon on board.  These are some of the tools of the trade that would be used to assist sick or injured sailors.

 

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An article exploring 18th medical tools from a modern perspective.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2605303/

 

The BBC has a humorous but informative video on 18th century Medicine in general.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6r9O2KVhSQ

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