Many of us like to complain of life: high prices, paid medicine, poor education and poverty in the country. Of course, the 21st century hasn't met many expectations of mankind, but if to look back, then it is possible to realize as far as after all not bad is to us! New opening in scientific spheres, development of technologies, progress — all this helps us to exist comfortably in the 21st century.
And to take, for example, a century 20. What did the person need to endure to pull out a painful tooth? Wave of intolerable pain and terrible pushes of airtight tools. Now some treat pain only under a prick of an easy anesthesia that in general to feel nothing. And who was lucky more?
Today it will be a question of the strangest and frightening medical tools from the past which directed horror at patients!
The procedure was carried out even to babies.
He was advertized in 1878 as the device allowing people with problems in a back to overcome an illness. In reality the wooden framework on this device was so heavy that even the healthy person wasn't able to take also couple of steps.
She didn't give to patients the chance to go, sit or move. To the XX century these cruel cages have disappeared from use and were replaced by strait jackets and rooms with soft walls.
A screw on this ominous adaptation bored through tooth which the doctor strong held the same pincers. And yes, anesthetics at that time weren't.
Has been developed by department of instrument making in Brukheyvensky national laboratory.
The medical device developed for measurement of electric potential of a retina of an eye.
Institute of aviation medicine in Farnborough (1960).
It was applied to the deep therapy applied to treatment of cancer patients in Francis Delafield hospital in New York.