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These Mind-Blowing Facts About Victorian Surgery Will Leave You Stunned

We take medical issues very sincerely. Surgeons have to do work hard and she studies of medical subjects. We are facilitated by various advanced technology and medicines for any medical issue. 

It was different at Victorian times; surgeries were not in the medical stream. Treating human body was as similar to process the damaged machine parts. It's the reason even butchers and barbers with their instruments started operating on wounds and fractures of the human body. We are presenting some horrifying pictures of the Victorian surgery that will show that how carelessly human body got treated.

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These Mind-Blowing Facts About Victorian Surgery Will Leave You Stunned

These Mind-Blowing Facts About Victorian Surgery Will Leave You Stunned

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Internal surgeries were very dangerous as there wasn't any medicine to fight with infections.

Internal surgeries were very dangerous as there wasn't any  medicine to fight  with infections.

Death rate of clean operation theater was 1 out of 10 and of dirty it was 1 out of 4.

Death rate of clean operation theater was 1 out of 10 and of dirty  it was 1 out of 4.

Many people die due to loss of blood, shocks and infection on the wounds.

Many people die due to loss of blood, shocks and infection on the wounds.

Surgeons had to complete amputation procedures in very few span of time due to lack of anesthesia.

Surgeons had to complete amputation procedures in very few span of time due to lack of anesthesia.

During wars, the barbers were responsible for the surgical actions.

During wars, the barbers were responsible for the surgical actions.

Leeches were used on the wounds to remove blood before surgeries.

Leeches were used on the wounds to remove blood before surgeries.

Amputated limbs were thrown into the sawdust to soak blood.

Amputated limbs were thrown into the sawdust to soak blood.

Poor people were treated at the hospital, wealthy people called doctors at home.

Poor people were treated at the hospital, wealthy people called doctors at home.

If any person got fractured in any part of body, that had to be amputated.

If any person got fractured in any part of body, that had to be amputated.

Beds in the hospitals were so close that diseases can be transferred from one other.

Beds in the hospitals were so close that diseases can be transferred from one other.

Surgeons used to wear their frock coats still coated with blood.

Surgeons used to wear their frock coats still coated with blood.

Even butchers did surgery in those times as Surgery was not a medical issue.

Even butchers did surgery in those times as Surgery was not a medical issue.

If anyone got a wound, it was cauterized with iron rod or boiling oil was poured onto that.

If anyone got a wound, it was cauterized with iron rod or boiling oil was poured onto that.

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