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The earliest mention of a black bag

by jmiller on March 1, 2013

“A black bag, needed expecially for home visits, has been used since the time of Hippocrates, who, in his treatise “On good manners”, gave the first detailed description of a medical bag with guidelines for the required equipment and structure.  Ancient Egyptian and Palestinian references also date back at least two milleniums.”  (Scand J Prim Health Care, 2011)  Click here to read full-text