Surgery at the No. 3 Hospital attached to the Beijing Medical College, July 16, 1971

Visualizing Early 1970s China through the Lens of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegations

Surgery at the No. 3 Hospital attached to the Beijing Medical College, July 16, 1971

The CCAS delegation witnessed surgery on a patient who had just had an ovarian cyst removed. She had received acupuncture anesthesia, the doctors explained, and thus was conscious throughout the procedure.