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Agony and Advancement: Surgery in the Enlightenment

Agony and Advancement: Surgery in the Enlightenment

2 October 2014, 18.30

In the Age of Enlightenment, increasing emphasis on scientific practice lead to improvements to existing operations and the development of many new techniques, yet without anaesthesia, these operations were still performed on conscious patients and surgery continued to be a bloody and agonising experience.

Exhibition: The Hospital in the Oatfield - The Art of Nursing in the First World War

13 March - 26 October 2014

Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

26 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

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Who's reading our blog?

8 September 2014

We’re planning some exciting new developments to the Wellcome Library blog and we'd like to take...

History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar Series, 2014-15

22 September 2014

Wellcome Library content in the Digital Public Library of America

19 September 2014

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