Leeches, Lancets and Toothpulling

 


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Author and historian Richard Kennedy talks about the differences in the practice of medicine in the American colonies and the practice in London during the same era.

He will demonstrate the use of leeches, saws and chisels for amputation without anesthesia and the "latest" devices used for rotted teeth.

  • 1pm 2pm & 3pm

Where

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret
9a St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
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6; conc 5; child 3.50; family (2+4) 13.90

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