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Surgical Videos Now and in the 1930s

Every time I check, I’m amazed by the number of quality surgical videos uploaded there. They actually stream videos from surgeries live. State-of-the-art content.

But if you browse the Wellcome Library, you will find surgical videos from the 1930s created by the British Medical Association. A few examples:

Also Bob Coffield just published photos of medical records written in the 1930s. Nice way to compare the old system to the new one. Has it changed a lot?


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  1. Stunning issue, did not thought reading it would be so great when I read the link.

    November 25, 2009
  2. karolyheinrich #

    If I could recommend to you an at least interest video collection like this, take a look at the resuscitation and first aid videos in the same video library.

    The number of the successful reanimations in our time is rather low so what would be the statistic of that years?

    December 5, 2009

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