Ever wonder where medical items came from?
we're going to find out!
What were the first gloves used for medical purposes? Who came up with the idea of using pig intestine for dialysis? And what made someone think “this person’s heart stopped, lets electrocute them and see what happens”? We’re going to dive deep and find out this history behind all of these and more in this blog series, “The Interesting History of…”. Join us as we delve deep into the origin stories of now common medical items, diagnoses, and much more! And join us in the SMYS Lounge on Nurses Lounge to discuss the latest blog!
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The Interesting History of… Medical Gloves
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