Medical Illustrations Of Dr. Harvey Cushing

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Dr. Harvey Cushing used illustrations to document his patients and their disease, to record operative procedures and pathology. In his illustrations, one could see the clear reasoning and precise courses of action used by the neurosurgeon. He went into detail and never failed to keep a collection of his drawings which was later incorporated into his registry. Cushing's medical illustration displayed a sense of understanding and careful examination. With his drawings, he showed the medical community that using illustration to document surgical operation and procedures was an effective way towards outlining the steps and motives than written documents alone. During his time spent in Hopkins, Cushing drew many medical illustrations that were published
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