Petechiometer

Petechiometer

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Description
The Petechiometer—exclusive with Rexall—was advertised in 1948 as "a new device used in the measurement of capillary fragility. It is a simplifi- cation of the suction-type resistometer used in the Dalldorf test.” An inscription on this example reads “REXALL DRUG CO.”
Ref: Ad in The American Journal of Nursing 48 (Aug. 1948): 63.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Petechiometer
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
MG.M-06518
catalog number
M-06518
accession number
180479
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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