Tag Archives: Surgery

What’s inside the box…?

Prujean Chest

The Prujean Chest  is one of the true treasures of the Royal College of Physicians.

But what does it contain?

Fifty two wonders of seventeenth century surgery is the answer… but that’s only half as many as were once here! And only part of the truth…

Prujean Chest Instruments Bullet Extraction

To discover more, including which procedures the sinister-shaped implements pictured above once performed visit our guest blog at Royal College of Physicians Museum site. 

Or join us on one of our “Medicine at War” tours find all the details and dates here.