Hippocrates

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Who was Hippocrates?
A greek doctor that is commonly named: 'The Father of Medicine'
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Why was he significant?
He suggested that disease had natural causes instead of supernatural causes.
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What was the four humours theory?
The four humours was blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm. If they were out of balance, then you would be ill
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What was the Hippocratic Oath?
An oath that doctors had to keep private medical documents confidential
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What was Hippocrates do?
He wrote many medical books advising doctors how to treat patients with natural methods and he documented each patients illness to diagnose other patients
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He suggested that disease had natural causes instead of supernatural causes.

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