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This is Gonna Hurt: The Brutal World of Victorian Surgery

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend the evening with medical historian Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris as she sheds light on the brutal and bloody world of Victorian surgery.

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—a place definitely not for the squeamish. She discusses how surgeons, working before anesthesia, were lauded for their speed and brute strength. They rarely washed their hands or their instruments, and carried with them a cadaverous smell of rotting flesh, which those in the profession cheerfully referred to as “good old hospital stink.”

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Jack A. Miller Center for Musical Arts
221 Columbia Avenue Room 130
Holland, MI 49423 United States
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