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24 Intriguing Medical Images From The Past [Pic]



Brain hemorrhage, post-mortem





Corset damage to a ribcage. 19th century London





Dr. Kilmer's Female Remedy





Tanning babies at the Chicago Orphan Asylum, 1925, to offset winter rickets





Woman with an artificial leg, too embarrassed to show her face c. 1890 - 1900





Wooden prosthetic hand, c. 1800





Items used to disguise facial injuries. Early plastic surgery.





Blood transfusion bottle, England 1978





Dr. Clark's Spinal Apparatus advertisement, 1878





Neurological exam with electrical device, c. 1884





Antique prosthetic leg





US Civil War surgeon's kit





"Walter Reed physiotherapy store" 1920's





Boy in rolling "invalid cart" c. 1915





Obstetric phantom, Italy 1700-1800. Tool to teach medical students and midwives about childbirth





Radioactive yummies - Good for what ails you.





Lewis Sayre's scoliosis treatment





Claude Beck's early defibulator





Antique birthing chair used until the 1800s





Anatomical Model. Doctors were not allowed to touch the women's bodies, so they would point to describe pain locations





Radiology nurse technician, WWI France 1918





1855 - 1860. One of first surgical procedures using ether as an anesthetic









Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The beaks held scented substances




Eerie and bizarre items from our medical history.

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Stormith
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 543 Posts
Thursday, February 6, 2014 2:57:12 PM
The patients wrapped in wet blankets is pretty freaky. Could you imagine being bound like that for being "insane", which back then could be just about anything.

som-tam
Male, 18-29, Asia
 635 Posts
Thursday, February 6, 2014 11:29:31 AM
staring at boobs for 2 hour a day is a guaranteed cure for scoliosis.

Vimto
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2489 Posts
Thursday, February 6, 2014 6:26:37 AM
"Female Remedy"

is it gin?

paperduck
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1703 Posts
Thursday, February 6, 2014 5:58:45 AM
Whirlygirl, I suspect many of our current practices will be bizarre.... The prolific drug prescribing, chiropractors & chemotherapy come to mind.

Nickel2
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4399 Posts
Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:09:32 AM
OldOily - The modern day equivalent is called 'water-skiing`.

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