10 Questionable Antique Medical Devices

June 5, 2014

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From bloodletting to sticking radioactive material up someone’s nose, there have been plenty of questionable medical practices--and devices to support them--in the past. Here are 10 of examples of antique medical devices and techniques that show just how far we have really come (and why regulatory agencies such as the FDA are needed).

Image derived from Imgwalls art.

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