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28 Terrifying Medical Proceedures and Devices Days Long Ago

As time marches on, everything around us changes.  Technology, infrastructure, travel, and of course, medicine.  It's crazy when you look back at what was considered some of the most groundbreaking and top-of-the-line treatments available in days of old.  Especially since by today's standards most of them seem like medieval torture devices more so than medicine.

So get ready to let your mind wander and be in awe (as well as disbelief) as we explore a collection of creepy historical practices, devices, and photos in the practice of medicine.

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