Medieval Medicine

Medicine as practiced by medieval Europeans was much different from how it is practiced today; most major advances in medical science have occurred only recently, within the past 150 years or so, and many of the techniques used up until the 19th century seem excruciating and even barbaric to us today. Nevertheless, medicine was a serious study in medieval and early modern Europe, and practitioners of those times did they best they could with the accumulated knowledge they had access

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