ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MEDICINE

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  • ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MEDICINE
    • Religion
      • The Egyptians believed that people would need their bodies and vital organs in the afterlife. They must have known something about anatomy from the mummification process
  • Money
    • ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MEDICINE
      • Religion
        • The Egyptians believed that people would need their bodies and vital organs in the afterlife. They must have known something about anatomy from the mummification process
  • The Nile
    • Writing
      • Trade
        • Egypt was a rich country so they could afford to make it the law that everyone had access to a doctor
          • Money
          • They made bronze medical equipment for doctors to work with
            • From the river they learnt about bloodletting and laxative by examining blockages
              • The Nile
              • The Egyptians developed papyrus to record their treatments
                • Writing
                • They also developed a form of writing using hieroglyphics
                  • Trade meant that new herbs came in to Egyot, and new herbal medicines could be made
                    • Trade
                    • Ideas
                      • NATURAL & SUPERNATURAL beliefs
                        • Ideas
                        • Believed  disease was a punishment from God
                          • NATURAL & SUPERNATURAL beliefs
                          • Some of their remedies were natural

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