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The Italian Patient - Santa Maria Nuova

The Italian Patient - Santa Maria Nuova Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Sep 2005
The poor received free treatment at hospitals, six senior doctors were employed and food and wine were served to patients - 14th Century Florence...

Medicine in 14th Century Venice

Medicine in 14th Century Venice Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2005
Treatments were made from a variety of ingredients, both herbal and mineral. John Henderson has found evidence that treatment of the soul was as...

Medical knowledge and beliefs in Renaissance Italy

Medical knowledge and beliefs in Renaissance Italy Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Sep 2005
Although medical services were widely provided, they relied on a second century view of how the body worked.