Daily Archives: July 18, 2007

York Hospital doc: Expert on antique surgical saws, antiquated procedure of bloodletting

York Hospital’s Dr. Douglas Arbittier shows a 1730s-vintage saw used to amputate limbs. He has demonstrated saws from his collection on the History Channel program. Also of interest: Arbittier’s private medical museum in York County: ‘I can almost feel the … Continue reading

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