By Celsus, W. G. Spencer
A. Cornelius Celsus was once writer, most likely through the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius (14–37 CE), of a common encyclopaedia of agriculture, medication, army arts, rhetoric, philosophy, and jurisprudence, in that order of topics. Of all this nice paintings there survives purely the eight books on medication (De Medicina). booklet I: after an exceptional survey of Greek faculties (Dogmatic, Methodic, Empiric) of medication come good dietetics or overall healthiness maintenance as a way to continuously be acceptable. booklet II: offers with diagnosis, prognosis of indicators (which he stresses strongly), and basic therapeutics. booklet III: inner diseases: fevers and common ailments. publication IV: neighborhood physically ailments. subsequent come pharmacological books, ebook V: remedy via medications of basic ailments; and publication VI: of neighborhood illnesses. ebook VII and publication VIII care for surgical procedure; those books include money owed of many operations, together with amputation. Celsus used to be now not a certified health care professional of medication or a medical professional, yet a pragmatic layman whose On drugs, written in a transparent and neat variety, for lay readers, is in part as a result his clinical therapy of his family (slaves integrated) and in part a presentation of knowledge won from many Greek gurus. From no different resource do we examine a lot of the of scientific technology as much as his personal time. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Celsus is in 3 volumes.
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But if muscle adheres to the deeper part of the tunic, lest it should be injured, only the superficial part of the tunic is to be cut away, and the deeper part left in position. When the whole has been removed the margins of the incision are to be brought together, a pin passed through them and, over this, an agglutinating medicament applied. When the whole, or any part of the coat has been left, suppuratives must be ; ; ; applied. 7. But whilst the preceding kinds of lesion do not much among themselves or in the mode of treatment, those in the eyes which demand surgical measures are different from each other and differently treated.
The term staphyloma (from the Greek of grapes) 344 is still Slaphyloma removed by A. B. C. D. ligation. Needle transfixes pedicle carrying two ligatures. Two ligatures transfixing pedicle. Ligatures separated to enclose each half of the pedicle. Each ligature when tied grips half of the pedicle. [To /oee p. 344. BOOK VII. 7. 10-13 If this is due to bad treatment, the same procedure as that noted above is employed, but the horns of the incision are to be directed now towards the jaws, not towards the eyeball if from old age, all that extrudes is burnt away with a fine cautery, then honey smeared on from the fourth day the eye is steamed, and anointed with medicaments to induce a scar.
Ubi tota exempta est, committendae orae, fibulaque his inicienda, et super medicamentum glutinans dandum est. Ubi at vel tota tunica vel aliquid ex ea relictum est, pus moventia adhibenda sunt. 7. Sed ut haec neque genera curationis inter se multum viti neque ratione distant, sic in oculis, manum postulant, et ipsa diversa sunt et aliter Igitur in superioribus palpebris aliterque curantur. vesicae nasci solent pingues gravesque, quae vix quae attoUere oculos sinunt, levesque pituitae cursus sed « 324 VII.
Celsus: On Medicine, Volume III, Books 7-8 (Loeb Classical Library No. 336) by Celsus, W. G. Spencer