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  The Hippocratic Wound Healer
The Hippocratic doctor, who was both a physician and a surgeon, employed all his senses: smell and taste of secreted body fluids, palpation and auscultation and of course vision.
Wounds on the face and ears were very common, especially after the fall of Athens to the Spartans when boxing became very popular; the hands of the boxers were covered by sphairai (vicious cutting gloves) and aimed at the head of the opponent.
In cases of a cut in the face the flesh was stitched in a way comparable to the modern practice, by using a bronze needle and a thread that was previously bathing in hot oil thus reducing the danger of sepsis.
www.themedicaldirectory.org /essays/hippocratic.shtml   (3670 words)

  
 HIPPOCRATIC AND IDEOLOGICAL MEDICINE
"Hippocratic medicine" and "Ideological medicine" wish to be, obviously, significant expressions and claim to condense trends, by means of the use of two adjectives, one of which refers to a "father" of rational and individual medicine, while the other is derived from a noun (ideology) in common use, the meaning of which is well known.
By Hippocratic medicine can be designated a trend of thought and medical practice which finds not only in the oath attributed to Hippocrates, but also particularly in the scientific and professional approach of the great Greek physician, one of the most ancient and complete representations.
The technical insufficiencies of the Hippocratic age are obviously enormous and inevitably limit the field of investigations.
www.ewtn.com /library/PROLIFE/HIPPOATH.HTM   (5038 words)

  
 Hippocrates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Writings attributed to him (Corpus hippocraticum, or "Hippocratic writings") rejected the superstition and magic of primitive "medicine" and laid the foundations of medicine as a branch of science.
Other Hippocratic writings associated personality traits with the relative abundance of the four humours in the body: phlegm, yellow bile, fl bile, and blood, and was a major influence on Galen and later on medieval medicine.
The Hippocratic Corpus is a collection of about sixty treatises, most written between 430 BC and AD 200.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hippocrates   (442 words)

  
 PHOSPHORUS. - THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PURE MATERIA MEDICA By TIMOTHY F. ALLEN, A.M., M.D.
Necrosis of the jaw, with œdematous swelling of the face and neck,
The pain and swelling increased on the right half of the face, speedily bringing it into the same condition as the half first affected.
All the teeth upon the right side of the jaw have loosened and fallen out; besides several openings upon the outside of the face, that were freely discharging pus, there were two or three inside of the mouth, from which there issued a large quantity also, and which led directly to the diseased bone.
www.homeoint.org /allen/p/phos-05.htm   (2376 words)

  
 Antiqua Medicina: Hippocrates
The so-called Hippocratic Oath was unquestionably the exemplar for medical etiquette for centuries, and it endures in modified form to this day.
A second discrepancy between the Oath and general Hippocratic principles is the ban on suicide.
It is ironic that the Hippocratic Oath in its present form with its religious subtext is associated with Hippocrates, the man who first separated medicine from religion and disease from supernatural explanations.
hsc.virginia.edu /hs-library/historical/antiqua/texto.htm   (1028 words)

  
 Constitotion & Temperament: Chapter Two, The Phlegmatic Temperament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Hippocratic theory of temperament is closely related to the psychological and the physiological functions of the psycho-neuro-endocrine system (PNE) and its relationship to the morphological structures.
In the Hippocratic tradition the seat of a phlegmatic's inner energy is in the cool moist fluids of the brain and pituitary gland and its influence spreads through the lymphatic channels and the veins and has its outer lower seat in the lower abdomen.
The face of a phlegmatic is round with a soft, oval features and is often slightly bloated.
www.simillimum.com /Thelittlelibrary/Constitutionaetiologymiasm/temperament2.html   (2531 words)

  
 "HIPPOCRATIC MEDICAL ROUNDS"
A "medical bag" of Hippocratic herbs, liquids, emetics, bandages, and basic surgical equipment can be gathered and simulated before the class performance.
The Hippocratic physicians believed that diseases were either "epidemic" diseases which affected all men at the same time in one area due to air breathed in common, or "sporatic" diseases that affected individuals in an area due to idiosyncrasies of diet and lifestyle.
The Hippocratic physician would reassure his patient and ask about any changes in his/her recent past in travels, mode of work, interactions with others, diet, and body eliminations.
www.accessexcellence.org /AE/AEC/AEF/1996/bockler_medical.html   (2517 words)

  
 Hippocrates
Hippocratic treatment of spine injuries—the rack system and the technique of using gravity to straighten the spine.
The so-called Hippocratic bench or scamnum was converted from a healing device later into a torture device, the rack.
The nose is pinched, the eyes are sunk, the temples hollow, the ears cold and retracted, the skin of the forehead tense and dry, the complexion livid, the lips pendent, relaxed, and cold.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Hippocrates.htm   (2270 words)

  
 Dorlands Medical Dictionary
dish face,   dished face,   a facial deformity characterized by a prominence of the forehead, a recession of the midface and lower half of the nose, a lengthening of the upper lip, and a prognathic chin; called also facies scaphoidea.
tica,   a thin face with sunken eyeballs, sallow complexion, and yellow conjunctivae, characteristic of certain chronic disorders of the liver.
rebri,   medial surface of hemisphere of cerebrum: the surface of the cerebral hemisphere parallel to and facing both the median plane and the corresponding surface of the opposite hemisphere.
www.mercksource.com /pp/us/cns/cns_hl_dorlands.jspzQzpgzEzzSzppdocszSzuszSzcommonzSzdorlandszSzdorlandzSzdmd_f_01zPzhtm   (4780 words)

  
 NOVA Online | Survivor M.D. | The Hippocratic Oath Today
The Hippocratic Oath (see ancient and modern versions) is one of the oldest binding documents in history.
Perhaps most telling, while the classical oath calls for "the opposite" of pleasure and fame for those who transgress the oath, fewer than half of oaths taken today insist the taker be held accountable for keeping the pledge.
Indeed, a growing number of physicians have come to feel that the Hippocratic Oath is inadequate to address the realities of a medical world that has witnessed huge scientific, economic, political, and social changes, a world of legalized abortion, physician-assisted suicide, and pestilences unheard of in Hippocrates' time.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/doctors/oath_today.html   (707 words)

  
 Ethical Debate Confronts Face Transplant Pioneer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A face transplant Butler says, could mean a deformity was spotted only at one metre (yard) away rather than say, 15 at present.
But Butler faces a hard job if he is to convince the British public about such a plan.
But in an echo of the sci-fi thriller "Face Off", patients could end up looking almost exactly their donors if doctors are able to transplant facial bone as well as skin, muscle and nerves.
www.rense.com /general33/face.htm   (876 words)

  
 Homeopathy homeopathic medicine CARBO VEGETABLIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The wood is thoroughly heated to redness.  Triturations are prepared from the wood ash with sugar of milk to 3rd trituration from which higher potencies are prepared.
It is best adapted to persons who are old and debilitated, woman at climacteric age, cachectic persons.  The face is puffy, bluish, pale and hippocratic, vital power weakened.
Hippocratic face- Face is very pale, grayish-yellow, greenish, hippocratic with cold sweat, after bleeding.
www.indiangyan.com /books/homeopathybooks/homeopathic_matria/carbo_vegetables.shtml   (1000 words)

  
 Hippocrates Article, Hippocrates Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Hippocrates associated personality traits with the relative abundance of the four humours in the body: phlegm, yellow bile, fl bile, and blood, and was a majorinfluence on Galen.
The Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of about sixtytreatises, most written between 430 BC and 330BC, is actually a group of texts written by several different people holding several different viewpoints erroneously groupedunder the name of Hippocrates at the Library ofAlexandria.
The best known of the Hippocratic writings is the Hippocratic Oath ; however, this text was most likely not written by Hippocrates himself.
www.anoca.org /hippocratic/written/hippocrates.html   (309 words)

  
 Antiqua Medicina :: Hippocrates
His concern was with the physician’s duties rather than his “rights.” Hence, the greatest legacy of Hippocrates: the Hippocratic Oath.
The Oath also concurs with Pythagorean prohibitions against surgical procedures of all kinds and against the shedding of blood, in which the soul was thought to reside.
Again, this interdiction against the knife is especially out of keeping with the several treatises in the Hippocratic Corpus that deal at length with surgical techniques and operating room procedures.
www.healthsystem.virginia.edu /internet/library/historical/artifacts/antiqua/hippocrates.cfm   (1066 words)

  
 Heart Beat: Washington County News: July 2004
Thankfully, they did not throw up their hands and run screaming in the opposite direction when they saw my face.
Sometimes it’s just hard to make myself stick with my belief in natural medicine, especially when my face is covered with burning, oozing pustules that remind me just how stupid I am sometimes to neglect my health by venturing near the worst toxin I can imagine any time of year: poison ivy.
Right now as I pen this lament, I am under the influence of 1/18th of a high-falutin antihistamine, enough to take the edge off the interminable itching but not enough to put me completely to sleep.
fmitchell.blogspot.com /2004_07_01_fmitchell_archive.html   (692 words)

  
 Why the Hippocratic ideals are dead -- Loefler 324 (7351): 1463 -- BMJ
Craving for the nobility and the relative simplicity of Hippocratic medicine is just pointless nostalgia.
the face of severe disease and threatening death.
The Hippocratic ethics take no account of the impact of modern medicine.
bmj.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/324/7351/1463   (646 words)

  
 HIPPOCRATES FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He was a physician from the so-called medical school of Kos, and may have been a pupil of Herodicus.
The ''Hippocratic_Corpus'' is a collection of about sixty treatises, most written between 430_BC and AD_200.
The best known of the Hippocratic writings is the Hippocratic_Oath; however, this text was most likely not written by Hippocrates himself.
www.gottogetflowers.com /Hippocrates   (340 words)

  
 Remedy Page
Face very red and flushed, but turns pale on rising up.
All acute inflammatory diseases present prominent head symptoms, pain, red puffed face, throbbing carotids and delirium, and spasms, or jerks and twitchings.
Yellowness: of the face; conjunctiva; yellow spots on the chest; a yellow saddle across upper part of the cheeks and nose; a "tell tale face" of uterine ailments.
www.similars.co.uk /remedy.html   (2851 words)

  
 Hippocrates Collected Works I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
IT is with considerable misgiving that I have included this work as a kind of appendix to the first volume of the Hippocratic collection.
It forms also a complete contrast to the nucleus of Hippocratic writings composing the rest of the first volume.
Beginning and end are quite unconnected with the main portion of the book, and the main portion itself is a series of rather disconnected remarks.
daedalus.umkc.edu /hippocrates/HippocratesLoeb1/page.305.php   (229 words)

  
 On Hippocrates -- Roddy et al. 325 (7362): 496 -- BMJ
Hippocratic ideals are alive and well in 21st century
Hippocratic ideals to modern medicine and that these are as relevant
Hippocratic ideals are more important than ever and remain the
bmj.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/325/7362/496/a   (737 words)

  
 Impaired Health: Final Chapters
      Hippocratic face: Indicating rapid approach of death--pinched nose; hollow temples; eyes sunken; ears leaden and cold; lips relaxed; skin livid, and if the skin is pinched it returns slowly to the plane from which it was pinched or drawn.
      Gastric face in adults: Chronic irritation of the stomach in adults is indicated by a dragging-down of the comers of the mouth.
Where the face of one side and the limb of the opposite side are involved the name of crossed or alternate paralysis is given.
www.soilandhealth.org /02/0201hyglibcat/020116tildenpt1/020116ch4.html   (19320 words)

  
 wrinkled face and   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Face lift or rhytidectomy consists in performing different surgical procedures on a face which has become coarse with age, wrinkled by repetitive muscular...
An aged wrinkled face is one of the ravages in life.
Her big bumped nose, huge set of nostrils and wrinkled face let you know that this little girl has a lot of...
www.incredible-beauty-products.com /beauty/wrinkled-face.php   (1182 words)

  
 Notes By Flood And Field Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
She merely turned the Hippocratic face to the spectator, with the old diagnosis of Death in her sharp, contracted features.
It was certainly a hard face, and reminded me of the singular effect of that mining operation known as "ground sluicing"; the harder lines of underlying character were exposed, and what were once plastic curves and soft outlines were obliterated by some powerful agency.
He told me--what I had already learned--that the boundary line of the old Spanish grant was a creek, described in the loose phraseology of the DESENO as beginning in the VALDA or skirt of the hill, its precise location long the subject of litigation.
www.web-books.com /Classics/Stories/Harte/HarteC13P1.htm   (1122 words)

  
 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.01.03
This second volume of Hippocratic citations found in the Corpus Galenicum follows a first one devoted to citations from Hippocrates in Galen's Commentaries and Glossary and covers those in the rest of Galen's works, including the old pseudo-Galenic treatises.
The writings are referred to not by their Latin titles but by the abbreviations that appear in Liddell-Scott-Jones, which were previously used in the Index Hippocraticus and which are by now the standard ones used in almost every work dealing with the Corpus Hippocraticum.
See D. Irmer, "Hippocratic Studies at the Hamburg Thesaurus", paper given in the UNED in Madrid in June 2000.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2002/2002-01-03.html   (1264 words)

  
 Cinchona (China) - Homeopathic Remedy, Homeopathy Medicine
Periosteum, as if strained, sore all over; obliged to move limbs frequently, as motion gives relief; renewed by contact, and then gradually increase to a great height.
Headache: as if the skull would burst; intense throbbing of head and carotids, face flushed; from occiput over whole head; < sitting or lying, must stand or walk; after haemorrhage or sexual excesses.
Face pale, hippocratic; eyes sunken and surrounded by blue margins; pale, sickly expression as after excesses; toothache while nursing the child.
www.hpathy.com /materiamedica/allen_cinchona.asp   (375 words)

  
 Hippocrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It seems the Hippocratic Oath has become an endangered species.
We diminish worthwhile words like the Hippocratic Oath when we turn them into ritual.
When I face the painful prospect of having to be creative when I really don't want to, I avoid.
www.gocreate.com /Workouts/wx043.htm   (236 words)

  
 Hippocrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Hippocrates introduced patient confidentiality, which is still in use today.
This was under the Hippocratic Oath, which meant that people were to record their findings and methods used, to be passed down.
Most texts included in the Corpus are not considered to have been written by Hippocrates himself, and in fact many were written by his son-in-law Polybus.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/hi/Hippocrates.htm   (250 words)

  
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Dusky hue of face with vertigo and dim vision
Erysipelas of face with burning biting heat with urinary symptoms
face pale and wan or red and bloated with anxious expression
www.remedyguides.com /data/htopc8.htm   (360 words)

  
 In vivo analysis techniques
: a triangular face with a broad forehead and prominent frontal bones.
Parkinson's or parkinsonian facies : a stolid masklike expression of the face, with infrequent blinking, pathognomonic of parkinsonism
dish or dished face / facies scaphoidea : a facial deformity characterized by a prominence of the forehead, a recession of the midface and lower half of the nose, a lengthening of the upper lip, and a prognathic chin
focosi.altervista.org /invivo.html   (11152 words)

  
 Homeopathy homeopathic medicine AETHUSA CYNAPIUM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Teething children with extreme prostration who can not bear milk, anxious, sunken face with herpetic eruption on the nose.
- Epileptiform spasms with clenched thumbs, red face, eyes dilated and turned downwards, immovable pupils, locked jaws with foam at mouth.
Face is puffed and spotted red, pale and white, linea na-salis.
www.indiangyan.com /books/homeopathybooks/homeopathic_matria/aethusa_cynapium.shtml   (541 words)

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