Entries by Lindsey Fitzharris

🎧 THE BUTCHERING ART: A TURNING POINT IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Recorded at Chalke Valley History Festival 2018. Surgeons are the miracle-workers of the 21st century – but it was not always so. In this talk, medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates the grisly hell of 19th-century surgery to tell the story of the pioneering surgeon Joseph Lister, who transformed his brutal, harrowing practice into the safe, […]