History of Medicine

Resources for studying the history of medicine as a Homewood campus student.

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How to prepare the skull for surgery, brain unexposed, c. 16th century

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Best Bets for Medical Images


  • Keep an eye out for images in article databases - some articles will have images to accompany the text.
  • Look in historical newspapers for advertisements that contain images.  Companies selling remedies for diseases may have included sketches and images to help sell their products.


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