Kill their reputation plato 438 437 bce said medical

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Unformatted text preview: s (2 important P’s of Greek medicine) • Hippocratic text focused on prognosis (seeing the future) and can predict other symptoms (what will happen next) • Looked at bodily discharge and body heat as signs for prognosis • What disease a patient had wasn’t important but getting the information about it right for sharing knowledge was • A lot of doctors went from city to city • Itinerant healing • Doctors don’t take on hopeless cases because it would kill their reputation • Plato 438- 437? BCE said medical things in passing • Said medicine was unique for everyone...
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