why was Hippocrates important?

Four Humours = Unbalanced = illness

Ancient Greece!

The hipporcratic Oath.

  • To give people confidence in doctors.
  • Keep high standards of treatment and behaviour.
  • Doctors should help the sick to their knowledge and judgment, not give poison to anyone.

The Hippocratic Collection Book.

  • Important because it is the first detailed list of symptoms and treaments.
  • Doctos were to use and read this for knowledge and help.

Observiing and Recording

  • Hippocrates - very important to observe and record carefully. - symptoms and development of diseases.
  • Doctors were able to choose the right cure.
  • Help with diagnosis and treament to future patients. 


Diagnosis and four humans.


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