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These types of saws were used to cut open heads during surgeries.

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From the Yale Library of Medicine, this drawing depicts a traumatic brain injury operation on cerebral cortex

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From Yale library of medicine, this drawing depicts the approach to the trigeminal ganglion for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia – bony removal

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Flyer for the highly sought after lectures of Professor Robert Knox

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A group of medical students and teacher of Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-yi Mülkiye (Civil Medical School), skeletons, and an opened cadaver are photographed.

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From UCSF Library, According to Baunscheidt, the Lebenswecker was designed to quickly puncture the skin, creating “artificial pores.” The “pores,” i.e. puncture wounds, were then covered with a proprietary irritating oil called “Oleum Baunscheidtii”…

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Amputation kit in oak case; includes packet of surgical silk cord from Archibald Turner & Co. Case

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A young physician taking the pulse of a woman with whom he is flirting, a young man passing by raises his hat. Colour stipple engraving by J. Parker, 1783, after J. Northcote.

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This is a set of instruments that would be used to take a body apart after death.
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