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How Have Medical Procedures And Therapies Improved Over Time?

How Have Medical Procedures And Therapies Improved Over Time?
A simple infographic shows how far medical procedures has come in treating everything from the common cold to severe depression. 

We routinely talk about advances in medical technology, recording excitement from physicians who believe that new technologies that can prove their clinical effectiveness will bring better outcomes for patients.

Startups developing innovative technologies are also aiming to change the status quo of conventional disease treatment. But this infographic from succinctly captures how far medical technology has altered over time that has resulted in huge changes in the way everything from the common cold to mental conditions are treated.  

Medical Procedures Then and Now [Infographic]
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[Feature Image Credit: user jgroup]

-- By Arundhati Parmar, Senior Editor, MD+DI
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