A U.S. Air Force flight nurse and a Red Cross nurse attend to the needs of American wounded prior to their aeromedical evacuation from Tan Son Nhut Air Base in the Republic of Vietnam. The wounded personnel are already aboard the Air Force C-141 which will take them on a direct flight from Vietnam to bases in the United States near specialized military medical facilities.

A U.S. Air Force flight nurse and a Red Cross nurse attend to the needs of American wounded prior to their aeromedical evacuation from Tan Son Nhut Air Base in the Republic of Vietnam. The wounded personnel are already aboard the Air Force C-141 which will take them on a direct flight from Vietnam to bases in the United States near specialized military medical facilities.

Photograph from ca. 1905 of Estelle Clark Preston in nursing uniform.  (Kelley House Museum)

Photograph from ca. 1905 of Estelle Clark Preston in nursing uniform. (Kelley House Museum)

Judi Druke Teske SP'66 arrived in Washington, D.C., the autumn after graduation. A “Jill of all trades," Teske secured an internship as a medical lab technician, moved on to the American National Red Cross blood program, then set her sights on healthcare policy and lobbying. From there, she ran a hospital foundation, served as an appointee to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and capped her career as a corporate executive of one of the world's largest biotechnology companies.

Judi Druke Teske SP'66 arrived in Washington, D.C., the autumn after graduation. A “Jill of all trades," Teske secured an internship as a medical lab technician, moved on to the American National Red Cross blood program, then set her sights on healthcare policy and lobbying. From there, she ran a hospital foundation, served as an appointee to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and capped her career as a corporate executive of one of the world's largest biotechnology companies.

Creepy Medical Images From The Past

Creepy Medical Images From The Past

Vintage Médico, Equipamento Médico, Histórico Médico, Coisas Assustadoras, Assustador, De Jeito Nenhum, Macabro, Antiguidades, Medicina

These historical photos communicate how huge the Baby Boom was

These historical photos communicate how huge the Baby Boom was

Enfermagem, Bebê Retro, Material Enfermeira, Baby Boom, Fotos Históricas, Os Babys, Enfermeiros, As Fotos, Medicina

Cephalotribe; obstetric tool, Geneva, Switzerland, 1750-1850 to save mother. The instrument pierced and crushed the fetus head to extract it from the mother’s body. They were used as a last resort only after the fetus was dead.

Cephalotribe; obstetric tool, Geneva, Switzerland, 1750-1850 to save mother. The instrument pierced and crushed the fetus head to extract it from the mother’s body. They were used as a last resort only after the fetus was dead.

March 16, 1915. "Operating Room, Washington Asylum Hospital." More sanitary, one hopes, than the moldy glass plate recording the scene.

16 março, "Sala de Operações, Washington Hospital Asilo". Mais sanitárias, uma esperança, do que a placa de vidro mofado gravar a cena.

Antique Medical History has always provided some mad scientist appeal.  Check out these plaques depicting disturbing medical practices from Medieval times. I'm not sure about you, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want to be the person in the upper right corner.

Antique Medical History has always provided some mad scientist appeal. Check out these plaques depicting disturbing medical practices from Medieval times. I'm not sure about you, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want to be the person in the upper right corner.

New York circa 1900. "Operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

New York circa 1900. "Operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

"Belgian Red Cross" ~ British WWI poster designed to help raise funds for the Belgian Red Cross. Illustrated by Charles Buchel and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E., ca. 1915. The poster shows a Red Cross nurse, with angel wings, tending to a wounded soldier, against the backdrop of a Belgian flag.

Belgian Red Cross

"Belgian Red Cross" ~ British WWI poster designed to help raise funds for the Belgian Red Cross. Illustrated by Charles Buchel and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E., ca. 1915. The poster shows a Red Cross nurse, with angel wings, tending to a wounded soldier, against the backdrop of a Belgian flag.

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