OHSU celebrates 125 years, exhibit at Oregon Historical Society tells the story
"OHSU: 125 Years of Healing, Teaching and Discovery" opened Thursday. It uses photographs, artifacts and interactive displays to trace the histories of the people, inventions, schools, programs and hospitals that make up this complex institution.
Vincenz Czerny (1842-1916) with Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College
The original of this image is part of the Stanford University Medical Center Records, located in the Stanford Medical History Center. For more information, please contact us.
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The Selby is in Your Place is Photographs and Paintings by Todd Selby of Creative People and Creative Spaces
Armed with an array of basic medical tools, these surgeons can be seen cutting into the patient's stomach mid-surgery during what appears to be an abdominal procedure. Nowadays surgeons have access to much more than just forceps to make incisions
Taken in 1860, this photograph from an unknown location shows Dr Richard Burr, an embalming surgeon, at work on a dead soldier, trying to preserve his body in order to ship him home. No gloves are used, leaving Dr Burr at risk of infection, and the patient's lower body is wrapped in just a towel - a world away from the reality of modern surgery