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Medical Theories in Hippocrates Early Texts and the "Epidemics" (Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur Und Geschichte) by Volker Langholf

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Published by Walter de Gruyter .
Written in English


  • Dictionaries & Terminology,
  • Epidemics,
  • Hippocrates,
  • Medical / Nursing

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Open LibraryOL11338539M
ISBN 100899257275
ISBN 109780899257273

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From the Hippocratic Oath to the human genome, from Pasteur's germ theory to the worldwide eradication of smallpox, Medical Firsts brings to life 2, years of medical advances and discoveries. Organized chronologically, the book describes each milestone in a vivid capsule history, making it a fascinating and wonderfully readable resource for anyone interested in medicine's past progress and 5/5(13). Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our shipping fees here. RRP: Recommended Retail Price. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information (). Medical Theories in Hippocrates: Early Texts and the "Epidemics" (pp. –). Still, we can be fairly certain that Hippocrates actually did author many books in the Corpus, including many original, groundbreaking works. These include: Airs, Waters and Places - the first major work on medical meteorology, climatology, geography and anthropology.   Evidence and Enquiry - Hippocrates - Medicine bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular Book III'. [online] The Classics Archive. Medical Theories in Hippocrates: Early Texts and the 'Epidemics' - Walter de Gruyter - Berlin.

  This engaging book examines what the Hippocratic Oath meant to Greek physicians years ago and reflects on its relevance to medical ethics today. Drawing on the writings of ancient physicians, Greek playwrights, and modern scholars, each chapter explores one of its passages and concludes with a modern case discussion. The Oath proposes principles governing the relationship .   Hippocrates of Cos used this framework as his template and wrote extensively on a broad range of numerous medical subjects. Hippocrates is called the “Father of Medicine” and his “Book of [Medical] Aphorisms” is considered his most important work.   Hippocrates’ theory of the four humors basically states that the human body is made up of four substances. The theory refers to these substances as “humors.” For ideal health, they have to be in perfect balance. When this balance is lost,  it leads to sickness.   Hippocrates, (born c. bce, island of Cos, Greece—died c. bce, Larissa, Thessaly), ancient Greek physician who lived during Greece’s Classical period and is traditionally regarded as the father of is difficult to isolate the facts of Hippocrates’ life from the later tales told about him or to assess his medicine accurately in the face of centuries of reverence for him.

  Ancient Greek medical knowledge is demonstrated in what is known as the Hippocratic Collection. This is a collection of sixty medical books of which Hippocrates wrote just some. We do not know who wrote most of them but they cover a time span of years so they could not have all been written by Hippocrates. Medical theories in Hippocrates [electronic resource]: early texts and the 'Epidemics' / by Volker Langholf. Main author: Langholf, Volker, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   While the drugs and medical explanation may be new, this art of equilibrium has been practiced since Hippocrates' day. I do anatomize and cut up these poor beasts, he said to Hippocrates, to see the cause of these distempers, vanities, and follies, which are the burden of all creatures.