history of anatomy
URINE, SCAVENGERS AND THE WATERLOO TEETH. HORROR DENTISTRY STORIES FROM XVIII-XIX CENTURY – PART II: THE TEETH OF THE DEAD.
We ended part I of our horror dental story hinting at the flourishing business of human teeth between centuries XVIII and XIX. As people were growing more and more attentive towards the health and look of their smile, the request of prosthetics that didn’t look like prosthetics at all (and
The man was dubbed Mr. Brown. An unassuming, if not droll, name. Unfortunately, Mr. Brown may have lived in banality, but his final actions decried anything mundane. His fingers worked most days, pointing out figures in his biology class at South Yorkshire grammar school in England, due east of Manchester
During the 18th Century, medical schools were flourishing throughout Europe, and in many centres, there was a drive to standardize the curriculum to more consistently train doctors, which would, amongst other things, slowly lift the status of the profession and better prepare provincial doctors to treat their patients according to new,
A recurring issue in medical science has been the supply of cadavers, with histories of dubious means being undertaken in order to find, arrange for, and obtain fresh bodies for dissection, experiment, and teaching. In the early 1800s in Great Britain, the problem became so acute that legislation was passed