A surgical demonstration presented within the original architecture of the old operating theatre of St. Thomas’s Hospital of 1822.
The Black Poppy
Official UK Book Launch and Talk for "The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine"Talk | 16 & 17 November, 2017, 7:00 PM
This is the official UK book launch for Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris' "The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine".
Roman surgeons were highly advanced and skilled professionals. However, with the absence of modern anaesthetics and the inability to control infection and blood loss, the Roman surgeon's work could be hazardous in the extreme.
A talk focused on stories associated with medicine in the Age of Enlightenment and the Victorian Era.