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The famous painting by Hans Holbein, celebrating the 1540 union of the Barbers and the Surgeons to form the Company of Barber-Surgeons, is well known. The work commemorates a milestone in the history(More)
An Act of Parliament in 1540 uniting the barbers and surgeons to form the Barber-Surgeons' Company represented an important foundation stone towards better surgery in England. Thomas Vicary, who(More)
Bloodletting was a practice favoured by doctors and barber-surgeons for many centuries, and is now, perhaps surprisingly, still employed for a few specific indications. The effectiveness of(More)
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