Hippocrates: the forefather of neurology

  title={Hippocrates: the forefather of neurology},
  author={Tomislav Breitenfeld and M. J. Jurasic and D. Breitenfeld},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  • Tomislav Breitenfeld, M. J. Jurasic, D. Breitenfeld
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neurological Sciences
  • Abstract Hippocrates is one of the most influential medical doctors of all times. He started observing and experimenting in times of mysticism and magic. He carried a holistic and humanitarian approach to the patient with examination as the principal approach—inspection, palpation and auscultation are still the most important tools in diagnosing algorithms of today. He had immense experience with the human body most likely due to numerous wound treatments he had performed; some even believe he… CONTINUE READING


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