Eleanor Bramwell is determined to be a doctor, in spite of the unfriendly attitudes of universally male doctors. When visiting friend Victoria insists Eleanor examine her, she diagnoses syphilis and tells Victoria, infuriating her husband Lord Edward. Sir Herbert diagnoses hysteria and plans an ovariectomy, an operation with a horrifying mortality rate. Written by
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Dr. Robert Bramwell
Life's going to be difficult enough just being a doctor without looking for hopeless battles to fight all the time. It makes me exhausted just watching you!