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Suicide among the sick in classical antiquity.
  • D. Gourevitch
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the history of medicine
  • 1 November 1969
Enigmatic statue
Festivals and legends : the formation of Greek cities in the light of public ritual
War was a constant activity, almost a staple livelihood, in the cities of ancient Greece, and many public festivals served to promote and celebrate war. They entailed reunions of the whole community,Expand
Two Historical Case Histories of Acute Alcoholism in the Roman Empire
According to Pliny the Elder, the two liquids most delightful to the human body were wine for the inner part and olive oil for the outer. From a socio-cultural point of view, John D'Arms has openedExpand
Splenic conservation after trauma in children.
In this study, we report on the management of 25 consecutive children with splenic injury. In 23 patients, the spleen was preserved (92 per cent) and two were treated by splenectomy. Five splenicExpand
Non‐invasive endoscopic technique to assess gastrointestinal perfusion
Changes in mucosal blood flow may occur in many gastrointestinal disorders, but assessment is impossible without a non‐invasive in vivo technique. We have compared endoscopic laser Doppler (LD) withExpand
Endothelial cell adhesion to vascular prosthetic surfaces.
Improving the long term patency of small diameter prosthetic grafts remains an important but elusive objective in vascular surgery. In pursuit of a non-thrombogenic surface, we have culturedExpand
[Another satyriasis. Ancient medicine, philology and art history].
The author explains that several ancient diseases bear the name of satyriasis. One of them is a form of lepra. An ancient terra-cotta mask of a satyre helps understanding why it is so.
The history of medical teaching
I n the early Middle Ages, doctors-to-be were not students, they were apprentices, taught something about herbs and surgical skills by older peers. In the monasteries, concurrently but independently,Expand