When it comes to modern medicine, strict doctors in white coats immediately appear who calmly listen to the patient, make a diagnosis, prescribe the necessary medicines. And all this happens in a comfortable modern office. But in fact, a number of medical procedures have not changed at all over the past centuries and may seem truly barbaric to a person far from medicine.
1. Cleaning the uterus
Obstetrics and gynecology are probably some of the bloodiest areas in medicine. Continue reading
4 non-proprietary inventions that saved millions of human lives and did not bring their creators a penny
Four inventions without a patent that saved millions of lives.
I wonder what modern medicine would be like if it weren’t for these four inventions. To date, they have already saved millions of lives. It is really interesting that the creators of all these things did not earn a single penny on their creations. And while the “patent wars” do their best to slow down progress, but enrich the best minds, the creators of these things have given up wealth for the benefit of all mankind.
1. X-rays Continue reading