Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Burton R. Andersen

  • Comparison of ancient Mesopotamian and Hippocratic medicine

    Burton R. AndersenChicago, Illinois, United States The accomplishments of the ancient Greeks in literature, science, and government have been widely recognized and admired. Ancient Greek medicine has also been held in high esteem; however, their practice of medicine merits careful examination and comparison with other ancient medical cultures. Different cultures have employed in various ways…