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A consortium of Charlottesville, Virginia, physicians agree to set uniform rates for medical services. Medical Charges broadside, 9 June 1948.
A consortium of Charlottesville, Virginia, physicians agree to set uniform rates for medical services. Medical Charges broadside, 9 June 1948.
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The detachment of the Hospital Corps, Camp Columbia, Cuba, pose on the Camp Columbia Hospital steps. Volunteers from this group served in Walter Reed's groundbreaking yellow fever experiments of 1900-1901, which demonstrated that the mosquito (aedes aegypti) was the vector for the spread of yellow fever.
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The detachment of the Hospital Corps, Camp Columbia, Cuba, pose on the Camp Columbia Hospital steps. Volunteers from this group served in Walter Reed's groundbreaking yellow fever experiments of 1900-1901, which demonstrated that the mosquito (aedes aegypti) was the vector for the spread of yellow fever. The Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, September 1900.
  

 

 

Walter Reed stands on shipboard, en route to Cuba for yellow fever experiments. The Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, 1900.

Walter Reed stands on shipboard, en route to Cuba for yellow fever experiments.
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The Eighth Evac Hospital, founded and staffed by University of Virginia physicians and nurses, saw duty in North Africa and Italy during World War Two.
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The Eighth Evac Hospital, founded and staffed by University of Virginia physicians and nurses, saw duty in North Africa and Italy during World War Two. Pietramala, Italy, aerial photograph, Eighth Evacuation Hospital Unit Collection, Winter 1944/1945. Photographed by Melvin C. Shaffer.
  
Reproductions of scissors from the House of the Surgeon excavations, Pompeii, Italy, First Century A.D. (reproduction). Ancient Roman Surgical Instruments Collection, Naples, Italy, ca. 1945.
Reproductions of scissors from the House of the Surgeon excavations, Pompeii, Italy, First Century A.D.
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Reproductions of scalpels and knives from the House of the Surgeon excavations, Pompeii, Italy, First Century A.D.
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Reproductions of scalpels and knives from the House of the Surgeon excavations, Pompeii, Italy, First Century A.D. (reproduction). Ancient Roman Surgical Instruments Collection, Naples, Italy, ca. 1945.
  

 

A portrait of the author, from: Andreas Vesalius, Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, invictissimi Caroli V. Imperatoris medici, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem. (Basileae, per Ioannem Oporinum [1555]).

A portrait of the author, from: Andreas Vesalius
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Frontispiece from: Andreas Vesalius
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Frontispiece from: Andreas Vesalius, Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, invictissimi Caroli V. Imperatoris medici, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem. (Basileae, per Ioannem Oporinum [1555]).