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7 barbaric medical procedures that are still practiced
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…

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7 barbaric medical procedures that are still practiced

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

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“Down with hospital gowns!”: what the new generation of hospital clothing looks like

Hospital gowns and “vests” will be replaced with style and comfort

It’s hard to find a man who would have liked to stay in the hospital. And it’s not just the unpleasant sensations from the procedures. And in the very atmosphere of the clinic and, not least, the hospital clothes: functional, but depressing, and even humiliating. But there will be improvements. And in the near future, the standard “vests” can be replaced by such comfortable and quite “normal” suits. Continue reading

Why is blood taken for analysis from the ring finger

Everyone at least once in their life passed various tests in the hospital. In this case, the blood test is one of the most important. First of all, it is necessary to check the level of sugar in the human body. Those who have already visited the office for receiving tests more than once, probably paid attention to the fact that the same finger is used for sampling the material – the ring finger. For sure, doctors make this choice for a reason.

Once again, you need to go for a blood test. You come to the office and the doctor takes out a terrible set wrapped in paper: a small blade and several tubes. Continue reading

7 barbaric medical procedures that are still practiced
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…

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From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
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