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Medicine and Health in the Middle Ages - 0 views

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    Medicine of the Middle Ages.
Garth Holman

Medicine - 1 views

  • Arabic anatomical and pharmaceutical knowledge, far greater in scope than that of medieval Europe's learning, was quickly assimilated
  • Isolation of the sick and contagious was commonplace and possibly the greatest step taken in medieval medicine.
  • Hospitals began to be built in Europe during the 13th century
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  • Bleeding and the use of leeches to draw "bad blood" from the patient were typical. Some surgeries were performed to cure patients of hernias, cataracts, for the removal of gallstones. Surgery was often more precarious than the actual problem. Folk cures and poultices made from herbs were options for the peasant class. There were those who would risk being called "witch" to provide these remedies, although many found themselves tied to a burning stake.
  • the Church was often called to exorcise demons and say prayers and incantations over the patient.
    • Garth Holman
       
      When all else fails turn to the Church! 
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    Medicine, no aspirin for a headache, lets try blood letting:)
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    Medicine, no aspirin for a headache, lets try blood letting:)
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    Medicine, no aspirin for a headache, lets try blood letting:)
Arthur H

Recognizing Ancient Greek Achievements - 1 views

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      Ancient Greek achievements.
Yuke Z

A History of Ancient Rome - 0 views

    • Josh B
       
      Shows how Romains live
    • Cameryn C
       
      Detailed Ancient Rome
    • Chaehee Lee
       
      Tells about the houses, and basically the history.
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    • Yuke Z
       
      Very easy to undertand site, with many links leading to different topics. I like this site, very simple to use. Good and thorough history.
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    Contains information about Rome
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    ancient rome
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    Looks good with many useful links
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