Egyptian medicine (3000-1000 BC)
How did life in Egypt affect medicine?
WEALTH: When the River Nile flooded every year it covered land with fertile soil; this mean that it gave good crops, this is how they became rich. This wealth led to them developing medicine.
SPECIALISTDOCTORS: The rich employed doctors/physicians. They spent their time trying to improve their understanding of medicine and health.
METAL WORKERS: Metal workers were hired to make tools and jewellery; they also made bronze instruments for doctors.
TRADE: Egypt had wide spread trade links. Herbs and plants were bought along from other countries. These were recommended as medicine,…