Classic illustration of a woman's medical exam by a her doctor. Many century medical textbooks used this illustration to show the proper manner to examine a female patient. The physician's eyes are averted so he will not violate the woman's "modesty.
Joseph Lister promoted the idea of sterile surgery, and introduced phenol to sterilize surgical instruments and clean wounds. He encouraged surgeons to wash their hands between patients, and to wear clean gloves.
1918 1919 An Pneumonia Ward at the US Army Base Hospital in Toul, France during the Spanish Flu Epidemic of Most flu deaths were of healthy young adults, who died of bacterial pneumonia, a infection caused by influenza