Pembroke’s Clinic – Trepanning Pt. 2 – Magic, Medicine and Malpractice

London, 1872 My name is Doctor-Chirurgeon J.D. Pembroke and last week I discussed the history of the medical procedure known as trepanning. This week I will be discussing further the historical elements of the technique as used for both ‘magical’ and also therapeutic purposes, as compared to modern practices. Earliest written references to trepanning exist […]

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