Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine

This 45-minute documentary explores three remarkable stories of medical progress that have taken place over the course of the long history of NEJM. In 1812, we had no understanding of infectious disease, surgery was unsanitary and performed without anesthesia, and cancer was unrecognized. Two centuries later, this film tells the story of research, clinical practice, and patient care, and of how we have continued to get better over the last 200 years.

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  1. shirley pribble

    please send me info on the 200 yrs of medicine and the mind and body wellness my address is Shirley pribble 200 mccloud loop anna il 62906 I currently have mets breast cancer thank you

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