Dr. Buro's esthesiometer
Tactile sensors--Measurement--Equipment and supplies
Diagnostic and Measurement
Used to measure sensation upon the skin and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered
Two silver, thin shafts that are joined together by a hinge where the instrument can expand. The brass measuring device is attached to one silver shaft, which is used to determine "the degree of sensation".
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
M & R Gordon (Firm)
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Silver and brass
Buro, Dr., “Dr. Buro's esthesiometer,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed July 16, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16880.