Early in the 1800s, medicine was a combination of chance and quackery. Surgery was performed without benefit of anesthesia and medicines botanical in nature included additives later found to be detrimental rather than curing. Almost a century later, however, major inroads had been made in medical treatment and medicines.
The following sections will give you a look at healthcare and medicine in the Victorian period.
|Industry/Urbanization||Medical Breakthroughs||The Common Diseases|
|Victorian Hospital||Women's Health||
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