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Medicine

The medicine comes as an instinctive act in the daily struggle that man fought against the physical nature and animals, but since its inception is a social act: one and all were their creators over the centuries history will recognize three milestones The first of these is Asclepius (or Aesculapius to the Romans) * half truth and half legend represents and Religious Interpretation, Ritual Magic, the second is Hippocrates, 460 BC, who managed to collect all the ancient medical practice and is considered the father of rational medicine and empirical, and the third milestone is Clacudio Galen (129 AD). who makes scientific overview of the entire Greco-Roman medicine. In Peru, the calendar reminds Civic School on October 5 as the day of the heroic action of Daniel Alcides Carrion Garcia and more than 30 000 doctors are celebrating this day, the Peruvian Medicine Day. Historical Background Since pre-Columbian times is believed to have existed in the central Andes of Peru, a deadly disease that caused fever and pallor and affected "capacheros" (Mining) involved extracting minerals to their people paid tribute to the Incas. This is described Gago de Vadillo in chronicles of 1630 published at the beginning of last century, but the first outbreak on record dates back to 1865-1870, when working on the railway train from downtown (which went from Lima to San Mateo) Dr. Odriozola is who makes the first academic publication of this disease and is known since then as the Oroya fever. In the government of Mariano I. .

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