The Edwin Smith Papyrus dates back to ancient Egypt. Medicine and scientific knowledge and understanding have obviously advanced greatly since this ancient manuscript was first written and being used. Yet they are still considered to be important.
From this reading, provide two examples that stand out to you for the following and support/explain your selection:
- Briefly describe an entry from the manuscript that is clearly wrong and harmful [“bad” information or medical advice]
- Briefly describe an entry from the manuscript that is still relevant and used in some form or principle even today [“good” information or medical advice]