Medical History and images from historical surgery and hospital treatments after surgery.
1818 Elements of Surgery. Via Google Books (PD-200)Continue reading →
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1817 London Hospitals Images From Walks Through London by David Hughson via Google Books Part 2 describes the hospitals. Be sure to read about Bethlem Hospital and the appalling conditions inmates lived in. Windows had been covered in at the bottoms so that ‘passengers’, or tourists, couldn’t see in, but no one considered that the inmates couldn’t see out and therefore stared at blank walls year after year.
And what about the privie trenches under beds? Would you like that? Ewwww!
Medical historical equipment: Some favorites by Suzi Love.Continue reading →