What the Soviet Medical Industry Was Like?

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Interesting selction of photos depicting Soviet doctors and various medical procedures of the USSR. The archive was created by LIFE magazine in the 1970s.

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70% of medical staff consisted of women

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Vaccination at school

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Moscow subway paramedic

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Bone materials stored in plastic containers

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An elderly man participates in a neurological study on aging of the brain.

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A woman is being treated for schizophrenia at the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry.

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Therapy for people with mental illnesses

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A device for the treatment of sleep disorders.

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Sleep procedure for alcoholics

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healing water for kids

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Children’s surgery

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Pediatrics

 

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