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Classic illustration of a woman's medical exam by a her doctor. Many 19th century medical textbooks used this illustration to show the proper manner to examine a female patient. The physician's eyes are diverted so he will not violate the woman's "modesty." #medical

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.

Rare Historic Photographs

Rare Historic Photographs

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1905 Japanese nurses attending to a patient in an operating room.

1905 Japanese nurses attending to a patient in an operating room. Vintage Bla g9

Joseph Lister promoted the idea of sterile surgery, and introduced carbolic acid now know as phenol to sterilize surgical instruments and clean wounds.  He also encourage surgeons to wash their hands between patients, and to wear clean gloves.  He also improved medical instruments so that they could be more easily sterilized.

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.

Colney Hatch Asylum. A photo of a patient up a tree, with a bunch of asylum attendants standing around... they have attached bedsheets to the tree with ropes in case the patient jumps.

Colney Hatch Asylum. A photo of a patient up a tree, with a bunch of asylum attendants standing around... they have attached bedsheets to the tree with ropes in case the patient jumps.

The patrimonial chair in Europe, the end of the XVIII century.

Adjustable birthing chair, Europe, Why don't they use something like this still? My thought is gravity must work better when you aren't laying down.

An pneumonia ward at the U. S. Army Base Hospital in Toul, France during the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918-19.

An Pneumonia Ward At The U. S. Army Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

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

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