Ancient medical practices Part 2
HISTORICAL PERIOD: Hippocratic medicineTHEMATIC(S) AREA(S) Clinical practiceCountry: GreeceLanguage: GreekUNIT OF THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL:
Hippocratic medicine - Medical Practice in Antiquity
Dr. Constantinos Tsiamis, Assistant Professor of History of Public Health and of Health of Migrant Populations, Dpt of Public Health and Healthcare, University of Thessaly is being interviewed by Apostolos Verikios, second-year medical student, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This second part of the interview focuses on the recognition and treatment of ancient infectious diseases, bearing in mind that the further back we go in time, the harder it is to speculate a diagnosis, taking into account the sources available.