Posts Tagged: professionalization

Amateur Surgeon or Dutiful Citizen? The First Aid Movement in the Nineteenth Century

By Sally Frampton ‘We have already with us the prescribing chemist, the herbalist, the bone-setter, the ‘electro-cure’ humbug…but now it seems that we are to go a step further and to be introduced to the policeman who, having attended a

Amateur Surgeon or Dutiful Citizen? The First Aid Movement in the Nineteenth Century

By Sally Frampton ‘We have already with us the prescribing chemist, the herbalist, the bone-setter, the ‘electro-cure’ humbug…but now it seems that we are to go a step further and to be introduced to the policeman who, having attended a

Butchers & Surgeons: Rethinking the 17th-Century English Surgeon

By Samantha Sandassie It would be an understatement to say that early modern surgery and its practitioners have a negative reputation. Popular narratives present surgeons as poorly educated men who performed invasive operations on unlucky and unanesthetized patients using unsterilized

Butchers & Surgeons: Rethinking the 17th-Century English Surgeon

By Samantha Sandassie It would be an understatement to say that early modern surgery and its practitioners have a negative reputation. Popular narratives present surgeons as poorly educated men who performed invasive operations on unlucky and unanesthetized patients using unsterilized