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Title

Lancet Case Scan

Description

This lancet case made of silver, and has the initials "JCH" inscribed on the front.

Lancets are essentially very small scalpels used to take blood samples. Today they are disposable and used once per patient. However, the lancets that would have been held in this case would have been used several times, being sterilised between each use.

Relation

Lancet Case Scan

Files

lancet_case.jpg

Citation

“Lancet Case Scan,” Heritage, accessed September 22, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1309.