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1

When was Hippocrates around?

460 BC - 360 BC

2

What did Hippocrates do differently in his time?

He looked at the body instead of looking into religions effect upon medicine

3

What did Hippocrates invent?

4 Humours!

4

What substances are in the four Humours?

•Black Bile
•Yellow Bile
•Blood
•Phlegm

5

What would happen to you if your Humours were out of balance?

You would be ill

6

How did you balance your four Humours?

Purging (bleeding)

7

What Hippocrate invention still exists today?

The Hippocrates Oath

8

What does the Hippocrates Oath say?

You must not cause harm to their patients no harm

9

Who was another important figure?

Galen

10

When was Galen around?

130 AD - 216 AD

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What were Galen breakthroughs in?

Anatomy

12

What did Galen prove?

That arteries carry blood