Accident and emergency in ancient EgyptCitation formats

Standard

Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt. / Forshaw, Roger.

In: Ancient Egypt Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 1, 08.2018, p. 20-26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Harvard

Forshaw, R 2018, 'Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt', Ancient Egypt Magazine, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 20-26.

APA

Forshaw, R. (2018). Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt Magazine, 19(1), 20-26.

Vancouver

Forshaw R. Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt Magazine. 2018 Aug;19(1):20-26.

Author

Forshaw, Roger. / Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt. In: Ancient Egypt Magazine. 2018 ; Vol. 19, No. 1. pp. 20-26.

Bibtex

@article{ad2d03a384e54afca9baaddca51e5b5f,
title = "Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt",
abstract = "What forms of treatments were available to manage accident and emergencies in ancient Egypt? The main area that we have good evidence relates to trauma where warfare, bites of dangerous animals and industrial accidents were commonplace. Management of trauma is discussed in the Edwin Smith Papyrus and here the text and particularly the glosses give clear insight into an advanced understanding of the nature of injuries, at least a millennium before the Hippocratic era of medicine. Infections would have been widespread throughout the ancient world. The medical papyri list various remedies to treat an infected wound (the cause of which would have been unknown) with exposure to the sun as one of the more unexpected treatments.",
author = "Roger Forshaw",
year = "2018",
month = aug,
language = "English",
volume = "19",
pages = "20--26",
journal = "Ancient Egypt",
issn = "1470-9996",
publisher = "Exact Editions",
number = "1",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Accident and emergency in ancient Egypt

AU - Forshaw, Roger

PY - 2018/8

Y1 - 2018/8

N2 - What forms of treatments were available to manage accident and emergencies in ancient Egypt? The main area that we have good evidence relates to trauma where warfare, bites of dangerous animals and industrial accidents were commonplace. Management of trauma is discussed in the Edwin Smith Papyrus and here the text and particularly the glosses give clear insight into an advanced understanding of the nature of injuries, at least a millennium before the Hippocratic era of medicine. Infections would have been widespread throughout the ancient world. The medical papyri list various remedies to treat an infected wound (the cause of which would have been unknown) with exposure to the sun as one of the more unexpected treatments.

AB - What forms of treatments were available to manage accident and emergencies in ancient Egypt? The main area that we have good evidence relates to trauma where warfare, bites of dangerous animals and industrial accidents were commonplace. Management of trauma is discussed in the Edwin Smith Papyrus and here the text and particularly the glosses give clear insight into an advanced understanding of the nature of injuries, at least a millennium before the Hippocratic era of medicine. Infections would have been widespread throughout the ancient world. The medical papyri list various remedies to treat an infected wound (the cause of which would have been unknown) with exposure to the sun as one of the more unexpected treatments.

M3 - Article

VL - 19

SP - 20

EP - 26

JO - Ancient Egypt

JF - Ancient Egypt

SN - 1470-9996

IS - 1

ER -