Pre-Historic, Egyptian, Greek, Roman MEDICINE

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Was Galen Greek or Egyptian or Roman?
Greek.
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Was Hippocrates Roman or Greek or Egyptian?
Greek.
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How did Pre historic people treat breaks?
Mud and leaves left to dry.
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A sharmen was...
A religiously holy man who was dressed in the form of an animal believed to scare away evil spirits and cure illnesses using chants, ointments and prayers.
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Did pre historic men have any theories?
No, only God's and spirits.
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The ________ oath
Hippocratic
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Dissection was allowed in Alexandria T/F
True
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Why was dissection not allowed in Egypt?
They believed the body was created as a whole so should return to the after life as a whole.
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Egyptians had what sort of loo's?
Manually emptied.
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Why were Romans so interested in Public health?
Needed strong army against invasion.
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Greeks invented aqueducts T/F
False! It was the Romans.
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Roman's took taxes T/F
True!
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Who had public baths/toilets?
Romans
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Why did the Egyptians 'prescribe' steam?
to purify the lungs.
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Which oath is still used today?
Hippocratic
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Who was Hygeia?
Goddess of hygiene.
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Where did Greeks go to be cured?
Asclepions
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Who was Asclepius?
The god of healing.
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Asclepius' snake was thought to...
Cure people by attacking them.
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