Plesch Tonsillograph, 1931-1940.
Image number: 10284244
Machines like this were used to measure blood pressure at the Pioneer Health Centre, Peckham, south east London. Blood pressure was not a routine diagnostic test in Britain until after the 1950s. The printout from the machine was kept with the printouts from other members of the same family.
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- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:30
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- Science Museum