Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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  Second Patient
Your patient has taken to his bed with chills, a fever, and a terrible headache. When you examine him, you find pimple-like spots covering his skin. Your diagnosis is smallpox, a contagious disease common in your time.

How will you treat this patient?

1. Soak a piece of linen in a mixture of peony root and rose oil and apply it to the affected areas.

2. Have the patient eat chicken broth.

3. Wrap the patient in red cloth and drape red hangings around his bed.

[Return to Health]

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