MEDICINE THROUGH TIME - Ancient Egyptians 2

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  • Ancient Egyptian Medicine 2
    • Surgery and Anatomy
      • Blocked channels - theory
      • learned some anatomy with mumification
      • used metal instruments
      • trepanning
      • broken bones set
    • Disease and Infection
      • evil spirits caused diseases
        • amulets and charms
      • new ingredients with herbs such as trepanning
      • purging, vomiting, and bleeding to 'unblock' 'blocked' channels in body
    • Public Health
      • Egyptians valued cleanliness - they shaved, bathed, and changed clothes regularly
      • accidently prevented eye infection with their make up - it contained a chemical that protects eyes


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