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Robert Liston

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Robert Liston, una operació quirúrgica amb el 300% de mortalitat

El búnquer

Programa 3x33. ALERTA, avui, perquè els efectes de so seran explícits i fastigosos! Després no digueu que us heu estimbat amb el cotxe perquè no us hem avisat! Resulta que avui repassem la història d'en Robert Liston, un cirurgià escocès que a mitjans del 1800 es dedicava a fer amputacions exprés, amputacions d'extremitats que tardaven menys d'un minut i mig. Per tant, avui els efectes de so seran de serres que tallen carn, ossos trencats, esquitxos de sang i audiència aplaudint i bevent (sí, aquells anys les operacions quirúrgiques tenien públic).


24 Oct 2022

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Robert Liston EP 211

Brutal Nation

Being fast is not always a good thing. Listen to the tale of this doctor who might have been too full of himself. Listen and find out why. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scott-alexander74/support


6 Jun 2022

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31. The Myth of Robert Liston

Historical Hysteria

Robert Liston, the fastest knife in the west. Who was he? Why did he kill so many people? What was his record 300% mortality? Listen to find out!


2 Feb 2022

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Episodio 22: Robert Liston

El Dato que te Falta

Porque cuando no hay anestesia necesitas velocidad! En este episodio te  contamos un poco sobre Rober Liston, el cirujano más rápido del mundo y  sus no tan pintorescas operaciones.  Esperamos que disfruten este Episodio 22: Robert Liston; el cirujano más  rápido del mundo, donde te contamos el dato que te falta con  curiosidades desconocidas para la mayoría.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/eldatoquetefalta/message


13 Jan 2022

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Episodio 36 - Robert Liston y el record cortando piernas

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30 Jul 2021

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Episode 7: The Scottish Conman (Gregor MacGregor) and The Fastest Knife In The West End (Robert Liston)

History's Greatest Idiots

In Episode 7 of History's Greatest Idiots, Lev and Derrick discover what happens when you believe an obviously fake story about a beautiful utopia and the dangers of Trying to perform amputations in under 30 seconds! Now in Video Podcast format Support us on Patreon Visit our Instagram Or our Twitter Hosts: Lev & Derek https://linktr.ee/Lev_Myskin https://linktr.ee/ThatEffnGuy Artist: Sarah Chey https://www.fiverr.com/sarahchey Circus Man by Jeris (c) copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/37243 Ft: A.M. mews by MommaLuv SKyTower--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/historysgreatestidiots/support

1hr 4mins

9 May 2021

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A Prescription For Mould Juice (Robert Liston and Culzean Castle)

A Wee Bit Gothic

(Insert witty joke about Episode 23 here…Nope, we got nothing!) Nonsense chat this week includes asking Popping Candy: Yay or Nay, Chris’ crocheting update, Hannah getting above her station and attending a webinar, and discussing what our “familiar” would be. Stories this week include the suitably Gothic tale of the surgical escapades of Robert Liston (you might want to put down the snacks during this one…) and his talent with a blade, and the alleged haunted history of Culzean Castle (pronounced Cullean - we don’t know what the silent ‘z’ is about either)

1hr 31mins

8 Apr 2021

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Redeeming Robert Liston or: The One with Rachel from Hollywood Crime Scene

Where is the Line?

As a consumer of macabre and grotesque media, you the listener may believe yourself to be already acquainted with the story of Robert Liston.  Thousands of websites, podcasts, and even peer reviewed academic journals and publications have recounted the fantastic story of an operation performed by Robert Liston which resulted in the deaths of not only his patient, but also of his surgical assistant and a bystander.  The story goes that in his efforts to expedite as much as possible the process of amputating his patient's leg, that Liston accidentally removed 2 fingers from his assistant, and whilst flourishing his knife about also nicked the coat of an observer.  The patient died on the operating table, the man whose coat was slashed died of a heart attack, and the assistant died some time later after the remaining stumps of his fingers became gangrenous. This story has been recounted hundreds of times, each telling inevitably concluding with the clever summation that this was the only surgery in recorded history with a 300% mortality rate.   If this is the story that you are hoping to hear, you might soon be disappointed.  That disappointment stemming from the fact the aforementioned and often repeated story of surgical buffoonery never happened.  Robert Liston was however an extremely interesting character and one whose true story is filled not only with blood and questionable ethics in those agonizing years before anesthesia, but also with accomplishment and achievement. So, how did everyone except Where is the Line? Get this man’s story so terribly wrong?  How do I know that everyone except Where is the Line? Is wrong?  Who really was Robert Liston and what might it have been like to go under his knife during the age of agony?   Find out on this episode of Where is the Line? 


13 Mar 2021

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Robert Liston สุดยอดหมอผ่าตัด ผู้ผ่า 1 ตายถึง 3 | File Not Found EP. 16

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ในยุคที่การแพทย์ยังไม่ก้าวหน้าแบบทุกวันนี้ การผ่าตัดจะเกิดขึ้นโดยไม่มีการใช้ยาสลบหรือยาชา ดังนั้น ความเร็วในการผ่าตัดจึงเป็นสิ่งสำคัญ ศัลยแพทย์ที่สามารถลงมือผ่าตัดตั้งแต่ต้นจนจบกระบวนการได้รวดเร็วที่สุดถือว่าเป็นสุดยอดศัลยแพทย์ และนายแพทย์โรเบิร์ต ลิสตัน (Robert Liston) คือหนึ่งในนั้น แต่สุดยอดศัลยแพทย์อย่างโรเบิร์ต ลิสตันเองก็มีประวัติความผิดพลาดที่เป็นตำนานกล่าวขานมาจนถึงวันนี้เช่นกัน มาฟังกันได้ใน Episode นี้ครับ


5 Jan 2021

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Protect Your Testicles! Robert Liston is the Fastest Knife in West End

History's Greatest Shitshow

Travel back to the Victorian Era, where germ covered hands and blood covered aprons were a staple for any practical doctor. Robert Liston, the fastest knife in London can amputate a limb in 5 minutes, but you might accidentally snip off a testicle or two. Sondra's turn to tell the story as we learn all about the gross history of victorian medicine.


15 Sep 2020