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Hippocrates

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Val McKeever

on 27 November 2013

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Transcript of Hippocrates

HIPPOCRATES
HIPPOCRATES WAS BORN IN 460 BC ON THE ISLAND OF COS. HIS PARENTS WERE HERACLIDES AND PHENARETES. HIS FATHER WAS A PHYSICIAN AND YOUNG HIPPOCRATES STUDIED UNDER HIM.
EARLY LIFE
FOR A WHILE HIPPOCRATES MOVED TO ATHENS. WHEN HE MOVED BACK TO COS HE PRACTICED HIS SCIENCE, TAUGHT, AND WROTE. HE HAD A WIFE AND TWO SONS, HIS WIFE'S NAME WAS DORIANA AND HIS SONS WERE DRACO AND THESSULAS. NOT MUCH IS KNOWN ABOUT HIS FAMILY.
MIDDLE-AGED HIPPOCRATES
HIPPOCRATES IS REMEMBERED NOWADAYS AS THE FATHER OF WESTERN MEDICINE.
HE WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO BELIEVE THAT DISEASE WAS CAUSED BY IMBALANCE IN YOUR BODY, AND NOT BY GODS.
HE WAS ALSO THE FIRST TO DESCRIBE HOW THE HUMAN BODY WORKS.
HE OBSERVED THAT DISEASE SPREAD.
WHAT DID HE DO?
WHAT KIND OF JOB DID HE HAVE?
HIPPOCRATES WAS A PHYSICIAN. ANCIENT GREEK PHYSICIANS LINKED THEIR RELIGION WITH THEIR HEALTH. HIPPOCRATES KNEW THAT WAS WRONG AND LINKED HEALTH WITH THE ENVIRONMENT AND GAVE HIS PATIENTS ACTUAL TREATMENTS.
HIPPOCRATIC OATH
THE HIPPOCRATIC CORPUS IS A COLLECTION OF MEDICAL WORKS FROM ANCIENT GREECE. SOME PEOPLE WONDER IF HIPPOCRATES WROTE IT HIMSELF OR IF HIS STUDENTS AND FOLLOWERS DID.
HIPPOCRATIC CORPUS
THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH IS AN OATH TAKEN BY PHYSICIANS WHO ARE STARTING MEDICAL PRACTICE. IT IS THE MOST FAMOUS PART OF THE HIPPOCRATIC CORPUS.
HIPPOCRATES DIED AT AGE 85 IN 370 BC. HE DIED IN LARISSA, GREECE.
DEATH
HIPPOCRATIC OATH
YOU MUST RESPECT TEACHERS
PLEDGE YOURSELF TO HELPING OTHERS
PLACE PATIENTS INTERESTS BEFORE YOURS
PROTECT PATIENTS FROM HARM
TREAT ALL PATIENTS THE SAME
RESPECT PATIENTS RIGHT TO MAKE THEIR OWN DECISIONS
CONTINUE TO IMPROVE YOUR CARE
PREVENT AND CURE DISEASE
TEACH OTHERS
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