Posted by Ann on July 05, 1998 at 02:47:43:
In response to Fevers, written by Roger V on June 30, 1998 at 19:09:51
] Also, as has been suggested already, someone who had suffered an injury that in itself did not cause a fever might later develop one after being infected by unsterile medical instruments, bandages or salves...
With the practice of bleeding people, I would think that infections from the procedure would have been quite common. Practices of medical hygene had not yet been established.
- bleeding and fevers P. Bingham 04:23:46 7/07/98 (0)
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