TITLE

ANCIENT ROME

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Ancient Medicine;2000, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
For hundred of years, the Romans had no physicians, surgeons, or other formal medical care. However, it all changed when the Romans conquered other countries and adopted foreign technologies and ways of life. Included in these are medical technologies which were mostly adopted from the civilizations of ancient Egypt and India. Some of ancient Rome's contribution to modern medicine are pulse examination, eye surgery, and disease prevention through public health measures.
ACCESSION #
6995001

 

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