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The Instruments Used to Bleed Patients

Did you know that doctors used to bleed patients as a method of treatment?

Mütter Museum Educator Marcy Engleman takes a look at some of the different tools that physicians used for this technique as late as the 1950s!

       Watch the video and answer the questions below.




The Mütter Museum helps the public appreciate the mysteries and beauty of the human body while understanding the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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