Woodcut title page, 1565, ward scene.

Woodcut title page, 1565, ward scene.

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Credit: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A ward scene showing three doctors consulting in the foreground, and surgeons carrying out an amputation (left) and a head operation (right). This woodcut is taken from the title page of Paracelsus' 'Opus Chyrurgicum', 1565.

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Keywords: 1565, 16th century, amputation, healthcare, historical image, history, hospital ward, medical, medicine, opus chyrurgicum, paracelsus, title page, ward scene, wards

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