Why Do Some Doctors Still Use Bloodletting?
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Why Do Some Doctors Still Use Bloodletting?




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Sources:
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/phenomena/2015/10/27/bloodletting-is-still-happening-despite-centuries-of-harm/
https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1741-7015-10-54
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bronze_cupping_vessel,_Egypt,_300_BCE-300_CE_Wellcome_L0058045.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blood_letting.jpg


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horn_fleam.JPG
Why Do Some Doctors Still Use Bloodletting?A medical practitioner administers leeches to a patient. Colour lithograph after L. Boilly, 1827. Louis Boilly CC-BY
Why Do Some Doctors Still Use Bloodletting?A surgeon bleeding the arm of a young woman: she is being comforted by another woman. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson (?), 1784.Thomas Rowlandson CC-BY
Why Do Some Doctors Still Use Bloodletting?An ill man who is being bled by his doctor. Coloured etching by J. Sneyd, 1804, after J. Gillray.James Gillray CC-BY
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/young-people-donates-blood-gm896337482-247534352
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/red-blood-cells-in-vein-gm637422184-113717659
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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/hirudotherapy-medical-leeches-gm635767330-112393283

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