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Name the 2 main similarities between prehistoric, Egyptian and Greek medicine?
Using of herb and superstitious idea
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What are the similarities between egyptians and greek medicine?
Trained doctors, Had a government, Settled communities, wrote down ideas
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What is the greek and Egyptian god of healing called?
Asklepios and Imphotep
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What is the theory of 4 humors?
It's the first scientific idea - body is made up of 4 humors (blood, phlegm , black and yellow bile) too much of one of them and you are ill
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What is clinical observation and case studies?
This is when a doctor observes and then records a patients symptoms into a case study (book), so knowledge was passed on
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What is the hippocratic oath?
This is an oath all doctors have to take which makes doctors more professional, but also is in place for the treatment of patients to be better
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Why was Galen good?
He proved heart didn't control body, though up theory of opposite (natural treatment for theory of the 4 humors) - places incorrect body
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Why was Galen bad?
He had some incorrect ideas which meant no progression could be made (e.g. jaw made up with 2 bones and blood goes through middle of heart) - the church liked his ideas
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