Sarah Albee: Wash Up, Doc

From: Sarah Albee
http://www.sarahalbeebooks.com/2012/08/wash-up-doc-2/
August 30, 2012 at 04:08AM

In 1865, the Female Medical Society advised doctors not to come to the delivery room straight from a dissection, in order to ward off infection. The Lancet dismissed this advice as “all erroneous.”

Source: Judith Flanders, Inside the Victorian Home
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