The Grand Round Medicine Show at Nurse Ratched’s Place

quackery

This week’s edition of the Grand Rounds is up at: Nurse Ratched’s Place

The theme is:

Healthcare consumers use to do a lot of crazy things in order to stay healthy. Quack medicine has been around for a long time, and many early remedies were laced with cocaine, heroine, and mercury. Then things really got strange with the advent of electricity.

Especially the electricity intrigued me. Go and read these excellent collection of posts from the medical blogosphere.