Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates

Author: David Wootton
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Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates

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by jamesrcole   2018-10-24
> Western medicine until after 1880 had rejected the benefits of cleanliness - with surgeons taught to operate covered in filth.

If anyone's interested in a good read on this I'd recommend

"Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates" by David Wootton

https://www.amazon.com/Bad-Medicine-Doctors-Doing-Hippocrate...

It's pretty eye-opening.