Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Archaic Medicine and Experimentation

Brdgt looks at brain surgery in colonial America:
... The surgeon tried to drill two holes in the skull using a device known as a trepan tool that would remove a plug of bone, Straube said. It looks like the surgeon made two attempts at one spot and then moved to a second spot, Straube said ...
She also looks at a passage from the memoirs of Hervé Guibert as a chronicle of AIDS treatment.


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