Greek Medicine

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  • Greek Medicine
    • The Four Humours
      • Liquids in the body
      • Blood
      • Yellow bile
      • Black bile
      • Phlegm
      • Hippocrates idea
    • The Hippocratic Collection
      • A collection of books containing the ideas of Hippocrates
    • The Hippocratic Oath
      • A promise that a doctor made to keep high standards of treatment and behaviour whilst working for the benefit of their patients
    • Clinical observation
      • To observe and record the symptoms and development of diseases and illnesses
    • Asclepeia (pl.)
      • Temples of healing for the god Asclepius in ancient Greece and Rome
      • The ancient Greeks believed Asclepius and his daughters would come to heal in the night
      • Regular exercise, good hygiene and a good diet were available in the Asclepeia
    • Medicine
      • Herbal remedies - people couldn't afford physicians
      • Prayer - Gods cause diseases
      • Didn't take care of public health
  • Liquids in the body
  • Surgery
    • Greek Medicine
      • The Four Humours
        • Blood
        • Yellow bile
        • Black bile
        • Phlegm
        • Hippocrates idea
      • The Hippocratic Collection
        • A collection of books containing the ideas of Hippocrates
      • The Hippocratic Oath
        • A promise that a doctor made to keep high standards of treatment and behaviour whilst working for the benefit of their patients
      • Clinical observation
        • To observe and record the symptoms and development of diseases and illnesses
      • Asclepeia (pl.)
        • Temples of healing for the god Asclepius in ancient Greece and Rome
        • The ancient Greeks believed Asclepius and his daughters would come to heal in the night
        • Regular exercise, good hygiene and a good diet were available in the Asclepeia
      • Medicine
        • Herbal remedies - people couldn't afford physicians
        • Prayer - Gods cause diseases
        • Didn't take care of public health
    • More interested by the causes of illness and in rememdies
    • Dissection was illegal in Greece - nothing new about anatomy

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