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Shared: Midland re-enactor provides glimpse into 19th-century surgery

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Ed Kristufek is bringing a unique aspect to local re-enactments.

With an extensive collection of early-19th-century surgical tools and in-depth knowledge of historical surgical practices, Kristufek is providing an accurate look into early-1800s medicine.

“Surgery was nasty and brutal, there is no doubt about that,” said Kristufek. “It was very painful.”

Dressed in authentic period clothing with a full table of surgical tools, including knives, a bone saw, tooth key, trepanner, bullet extractor and bleeding bowls, Kristufek was part of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Garrison event at Discovery Harbour in early June.

“I tell people how surgery was done during that period and the life and approach they had,” said…

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