Hippocrates 10 Facts

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  • Hippocrates
    • First to understand the human body through scientific experiments.
    • First person to explain how the human body works
    • Believed that diseases were caused when something went wrong in the body.
    • He was considered the most important figure in the history of medicine.
    • He done most of his work around 430 years before the birth of Christ.
    • He had a series of medical books called 'The Hippocrates Collection.'
    • Greek doctors trained themselves from his books.
    • He worked on the assumption that all diseases had a natural cause rather than a supernatural one.
    • Doctors used his books for over 150 years.
    • Created the 'Hippocratic Oath'.

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