HISTORIC SURGERY: THE BUTCHER’S BILL

The Moot, Sun 1st July 12:00 - 12:30 (30 mins)

Ever wondered how injuries would be treated on the ancient battlefield? This fascinating session will take modern surgeons and vets, give them surgical tools from the past, and challenge them to treat the “injured” carcasses from “Edged and Projectile Weapons” using evidence from specific periods. Witness and understand the horrors and limitations of historic medicine.