"Greek World" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A historical and cultural entity dispersed across a wide geographical area under the influence of Greek civilization, culture, and science. The Greek Empire extended from the Greek mainland and the Aegean islands from the 16th century B.C., to the Indus Valley in the 4th century under Alexander the Great, and to southern Italy and Sicily. Greek medicine began with Homeric and Aesculapian medicine and continued unbroken to Hippocrates (480-355 B.C.). The classic period of Greek medicine was 460-136 B.C. and the Graeco-Roman period, 156 B.C.-576 A.D. (From A. Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed; from F. H. Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Greek World" by people in Profiles.
"It may not cure you, it may not save your life, but it will help you". Stud Anc Med. 2016; 45:471-95.
Channeling Phaedrus: How Do the 2007 and 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines Compare on the Horns of a Dilemma? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Dec; 29(6):1408-9.
Medical history for anesthesiologists: continuation of a primer. Bull Anesth Hist. 2013 Apr; 31(1):12-3.
Training showmanship rhetoric in Greek medical education of the fifth and fourth centuries BC. Stud Anc Med. 2010; 35:73-85.
Galen on oral anatomy. J Hist Dent. 2009; 57(1):24-8.
Questioning the Delphic oracle. Sci Am. 2003 Aug; 289(2):66-73.
Searching for schizophrenia in ancient Greek and Roman literature: a systematic review. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2003 May; 107(5):323-30.
The Alexandrian Library: crucible of a renaissance. Neurosurgery. 2001 Jul; 49(1):1-13; discussion 13-4.
Epicurus on sex, marriage, and children. Class Philol. 1996 Oct; 91(4):346-52.
Epilepsy and the ancient world: from the magic beliefs of the Babylonians to the Hippocratic scientific thinking. J Hist Neurosci. 1994 Oct; 3(4):233-6.