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Factors + Influence

1F.) Large Cities/Mill Cramped 1I.) PH System
2F.) Gov/Comm Links 2I) Ideas + Treatments
3F.) Army 3I.) Med attention
4F.) War 4I.) Wounds
5F.) Money 5I.) Doctors

2

Greeks + Romans Similarities + Differences

Similarities:
First Doctors- Greek (Captured)
Doctors went to Rome (Money)
Used: Hipp Med Books, 4 Humors, Gods, Clinical Observation
Alexandria

Differences:
Miasma
Prevention rather than cure--> Public Health

3

Beliefs+ Treatments

Supernat:
Plague
Remedy of Veg
Built Acsclepion

Nat:
Not Interested as Greeks In Developing theories
Doctors: Exercise, Diet, Opposites
Expensive- Head of Family

4

Claudius Galen Creationism- Church 60 Med Books

Like Hipp believed disease caused by imbalance
Clinical Method
Disease Natural

Developments-
Opposites- Counter balance humors
Brain, not heart- speech
Veins, Art - Blood
Animals Anatomy Different

Mistakes
Holes in Septum- Blood R-L
Blood Consumed
Jaw- 2 bones

5

Public Health- Actions Taken By the government to improve lives of people

Smells, Unclean water, sewage, dirt= Ill
aqueducts + Fountains= Clean water
Baths, Toilets, Sewers- Remove waste
Hospitals- Soldiers

6

Surgery + Treatment

Gladiators+ War= External
Developed Instruments
cesarean section
Internal- Risk
Amputations