View Single Post

Thread: Drink only beer for 46 days, no food?

  1. - Top - End - #41
    Dragon in the Playground Moderator
     
    Peelee's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Birmingham, AL
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: Drink only beer for 46 days, no food?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eldan View Post
    I mean, the Romans apparently did intestinal surgery by washing the exposed viscera in warm wine and then stitching everything up, and enough patients survived that they wrote about it. So, there has to be some effect.
    I feel like "enough people survived that they wrote about it" is a pretty good descriptor of medicine history in general.
    Last edited by Peelee; 2019-03-13 at 09:25 AM.
    The Mod on the Silver Mountain avatar by the wonderfully talented Cuthalion!

    Quote Originally Posted by Heksefatter View Post
    All hail the dragon.