Medicine

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  • Medicine
    • World War
      • WW1
      • WW2
    • Roman/Greek
      • Hippocrates
        • Clinical observations
          • Involved doctors to be independent and use observation to deduce the illness
          • A doctor should examine and monitor a patients symptoms to diagnose illness
        • Hippocratic Oath
          • Doctors take hippocratic oath that binds them to keep a set of ethical standards to treat patients
        • Four humours
          • To be healthy a person needed to have balanced humours.
          • Diseases occur from humours being unbalanced
        • Wrote books used for the next 2000 years
        • Encouraged use of natural cures rather then mythical or natural
      • Galen
        • He wrote 500 books used for the next 1,500 years
        • Monotheistic
          • He only believed in one God. Even though he lived in the Roman Empire
          • Christian Church supported his ideas f medicine. E.g human anatomy
          • was against the church to question the findings on Galen
    • Medival
      • People who cured the ick
        • Barber surgeon
          • Needed to pay to get help from a barber surgeon
          • Did minor operations, set broken bones, pulled teeth, blood let, sell medicine and cut hair
          • Had to go through an apprenticeship to be qualified. No formal training
          • Found in towns and cities but may travel
        • Lady of the house
          • Cured servants that he and her husband ruled over
          • Not much medical care in medieval England so they had to help out
          • Untitled
        • Wise woman
          • Went to wise women when they were unable to afford professional practitioners
          • Passed on knowledge through generations.
          • Found cures in herbs remedies and natural environment
          • Was believed to be witches because of mixing herbs (potions)
          • Believed sores could be cured by tieing worms around the neck and letting them die
        • Apothecary
          • Sold wine, spices and herbs
          • Sold medicines and gave medical advice
          • Trained through and apprenticship
          • Was part of the grocers. Broke away to sell more medicine
    • Islamic
    • Modern Medicine
    • Renessaince
      • Began in Florence, Italy within the late 15th Century and lasted to the 18th century

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