July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Have you ever wondered how a doctor might amputate a limb to save your life 200 years ago? Find out at Historic Locust Grove. Then, take Afternoon Tea with the Jane Austen Society of Louisville.
Two hundred years ago, treating bleeding, making dental repairs, removing musket balls from injured bodies, amputating limbs and performing cranial surgery were done differently than technology allows in 2011. The procedures are among the common surgical techniques to be demonstrated in the first-...