This story now
IN History & Culture ON 10 Jan, 2016
Let us travel back to the history of medicine here on earth. Comparing these images to the current medical scenario we have right now, I bet that you certainly say this: "What the hell?".
View some of these virtual records, you won't regret it.
In 1918, this is how your nurse was protected from the radiation brought about x-rays.
Man, it's pretty much like cigars lying on the bed.
In 1925, this facility was used to cure rickets. This medical procedure required the intense amount of light.
No, it's not a BDSM scene in Fifty Shades of Grey. Remember that.
This was also claimed to give medical attention to scoliosis. I cannot imagine myself bringing a wagon to every single day of my life. Shocks.
Taken in 1920s, this facility must be the inspiration of modern-day sauna.
It is just a replica but it looks so weird because it's situated in a coffin.
This image, portraying a near-amputation procedure was taken in 1855. There was no anesthesia by that time, and only ether was used as a pain reliever.
I cannot imagine the fate of the infant with this setup. This chair was used in Europe back in 1750.
This thing is a bottled cancer. Good thing is science was too great to debunk this sickness.
Looks fine but I bet it's too heavy to carry.
Available back in the 1900s, it still lack solid smooth movements.
The nurse looks like she's happy "to see heads", while the kids look relaxed.
Sold in 1890's for pain and other medical purposes. It is still available right now, as a prohibited public drug, not easily accessed.