Health Care Practices in Ancient Greece: The Hippocratic Ideal

Abstract “Asclepius and Hippocrates focused medical practice on the natural approach and treatment of diseases, highlighting the importance of understanding the patient’s health, independence of mind, and the need for harmony between the individual, social and natural environment, as reflected in the Hippocratic Oath. The aim of this study was to present the philosophy ofContinue reading “Health Care Practices in Ancient Greece: The Hippocratic Ideal”