Surgical, Medical and Anesthesia in the Middle East - medieval medicine.
Harvey Williams Cushing (April 8, 1869 – October 7, 1939) was an American neurosurgeon. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing's syndrome. He is often called the "father of modern neurosurgery."
Medieval Medicine - The Middle Ages are often seen as a period of limited medical knowledge and yet many ideas from the classical medicine survived into the medieval period. This man's leg wound is being treated, while herbs for a soothing ointment or healing drink are being prepared. http://simon-rose.com/books/the-heretics-tomb/medieval-medicine/
This manuscript illumination of a man vomiting is from the “Tacuinum Sanitatis,” which is a 14th century Latin translation of an 11th century Arabic book about medicine and the natural sciences.
Medieval Dental Practitioner. #dentist
Scientists reconstruct Black Death DNA from plague victims in London
C. 1900. Français. Maldies des enfants. Diseases of the children. Rougeole, scarlatine, urticaire, gale. F. E. Bilz. Nouvelle Méthode pour guerir les maladies.
Dissection of mother Agrippina. "Although necropsy would not necessarily be implied in such cases, a certain amount of anatomic probing would have to be done" (Kevorkian 35). Such inspections were usually administered (and allowed) in cases of conspicuous circumstances surrounding the deaths of higher priests, popes, or nobility. Church not only allowed but actually ordered caesarean sections on dead pregnant women in attempt to save the soul of the unborn infant. www.maggietron.com
Red wine was a luxury until the end of the Middle Ages. ????
Bloodletting was common in medicine until the late 19th century, and it was believed that eliminating "bad blood" cured many diseases. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images