This discussion focuses on graphical representation of surgical operations in the 19th and 21st Century and how surgery has evolved in years.
Eakins’ paintings depict the doctor getting assistance from Penn professors. This emphasizes on how doctors, nurses and physicians work together during surgery. This is also demonstrated in a 21st century media image.
In both clinics, the doctors are seen to be carrying conservative operations as opposed to the amputations they performed in earlier decades. We see the surgery being carried out in a cleaner, brighter, surgical theater. In comparison, there seems to be advancement in understanding the ...