Unit 3 - Medical Practice in Antiquity
University of Thessaloniki (EL)
1. Why was the Hippocratic humoral theory developed and what does it consist of?
2. What was the Hippocratic protocol when visiting a patient?
3. Which were the ancient diagnostic/prognostic tools used by the physicians?
4. Which were the three types of pneuma according to Galen and which were their functions?
5. Which were the main therapeutic means used by the ancient physicians?