Key words to remember - Medicine through time (Andients)

These cards give key words and phrases that will help you to remember key points about each section of time and it's medicine. Make sure you understand what each one means.

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Prehistoric

  • spirits
  • medicine man
  • burying excrement
  • charms
  • trephining
  • no pollution or fatty foods
  • could not write
  • nomadic
  • set bones with mud
  • childbirth
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Egyptians

  • channel theory
  • purging
  • the nile
  • mummification (anatomy)
  • gods caused
  • heiroglyphics and papyrus
  • wealthy - could trade more herbs and spices
  • treat surface wounds
  • bandaging
  • natural and supernatural treatments
  • very clean people
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Greek

  • cultural
  • gods were cause
  • thinkers
  • phonetic writing
  • HIPPOCRATES
    • four humours
    • clinical observation
    • opposites
    • hippocratic oath
  • allowed dissection
  • war - first aid
  • asclepions
  • rich - programme for health
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Romans

  • wealthy empire
  • public health
  • aquaducts
  • public baths
  • war
  • more do-ers than think-ers
  • gods
  • dissection forbidden
  • GALEN
    • made important discoveries but had to use animals
  • rejected greek ideas
  • surgical experts
  • developed cesearean
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Romans cont.

  • some doctors carried on observation
  • bad air
  • hospitals

 

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Comments

Rebecca

This is really helpful remembering key terms, thank you :)

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