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Brother Surgeons by Garet Rogers
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Brother Surgeons

by Garet Rogers

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The story about William and John Hunter.
William climbes soon to wealth and fame.John was rough, passionate,a drunkard,but he was the genius which would not rest until the mysteries of the human body were discovered.
When the Hunter brothers came in 18th century to London ,surgery was scorned by physicians.Flesh was buchered and bleeding was the cure of all ills.Cleanliness was unknown and venereal disease was rife.
William and John Hunter revolutionised the sciens of healing,battling dirt and disease with surgery.
An very interesting history of the pioneers of medicine and surgery in 18th century London. ( )
  rudik5834 | Apr 24, 2007 |
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