ANCIENT GREEK MEDICINE

HideShow resource information
View mindmap
  • ANCIENT GREEK MEDICINE
  • Asclepions
    • ANCIENT GREEK MEDICINE
    • Why were some patients cured?
  • Hippocrates
    • The Theory of the Four Humours
  • The Theory of the Four Humours
  • Temples created so people could pray to the gods when they were ill, as they thought they caused disease
    • Asclepions
      • Why were some patients cured?
    • The ideas for healing inside the Asclepia were very supernatural
  • The ideas for healing inside the Asclepia were very supernatural
  • The power of  positive thinking
    • They believed that having balanced humours in the body meant you were healthy, and if not they used the theory to try and cure you
      • Element
        • Earth, air, water, fire
      • Characteristics
        • Cold & dry, hot & wet, cold & wet, hot & dry
      • Season
        • Autumn, spring, winter, summer
      • Humour
        • Black bile, blood, phlegm, yellow bile
      • Earth, air, water, fire
      • Cold & dry, hot & wet, cold & wet, hot & dry
      • Autumn, spring, winter, summer
      • Black bile, blood, phlegm, yellow bile
      • He believed in natural thinking and treatments
        • Hippocrates
        • He knew that  some illnesses are due to their diet, work, exercise, sleep and environment
          • He felt it was important to ask about symptoms, examine the patient carefully, ignore nothing and make a note of everything
            • Started the 'Hippocratic Oath' that a surgeon would not operate unless the patient had a good chance of survival

              Comments

              No comments have yet been made

              Similar History resources:

              See all History resources »See all Medicine through time (OCR History A) resources »