Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: self-taught physicians

  • Bloody beginnings of hematology

    Sherin Jose Chockattu Bengaluru, India Bloodletting in 1860 – one of only three known photographs of the procedure. From the Burns Archive collection. His pole, with pewter basins hung, Black, rotten teeth in order strung, Rang’d cups that in the window stood, Lin’d with red rags, to look like blood, Did well his threefold trade…