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Plinie’s natural history: design and therapeutics. About the care of women

Cultura de los Cuidados. 2012;0(33):50-54 DOI 10.7184/cuid.2012.33.07


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Journal Title: Cultura de los Cuidados

ISSN: 1699-6003 (Online)

Publisher: Universidad de Alicante

Society/Institution: Universidad de Alicante

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Nursing

Country of publisher: Spain

Language of fulltext: Spanish, Portuguese

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Mercedes Fraile Bravo

Francisco Tirado Altamirano

Jesús Prieto Moreno

Luis Mariano Hernández Neila

Edurne Magdaleno Bravo

Luis Sánchez Solís


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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The bibliographical sources are basic elements of care study. The aim of work is the historical reconstruction of caring for women in the Roman era in the early C. I d focusing on the role of design and delivery and the treatment employed. Using qualitative methodology, historical method, focusing on hermeneutics, we study and analyze the characteristics of the design and the therapy used to alleviate the problems of women in the life cycle of reproduction in Roman times, from a constructivist paradigm. The source used is the Key Pliny’s Natural History Second, structured in 37 books. A book dedicated medical XXVI. There are plenty of dedicated therapeutic pharmacopoeia from animals and plants, providing the remedy to be used to facilitate the design, and each of the problems with menstruation, pregnancy and childbirth in women from Roman times Collecting Roman pharmacopoeia of the early century to C. Use plants and animals and natural elements of therapeutic formula that soothe, heal or cure various health problems of women in particular: conception, pregnancy, childbirth, childbirth and menstruation.