Ancient Egyptian medicine was one of the most advanced in ancient times. Ancient Egyptian medicine is some of the oldest documented information in the world. Egyptians were the people who started to discover into human anatomy. For example, the classic mummification process involved inserting a long hooked spatula through a nostril, breaking a thin bone and removing the brain. The people who did this process must of had some idea where organs and bones were as they did many practices and small operations to prove it. Ancient Egyptians knew about the connection between the heart and pulse. Some people also had a general idea of the cardic system. tendons and nerves. They developed the theory channels inside the body that carried air, water and blood around the body.
Surgery was a common practice among doctors in Ancient Egypt for physical injuries. The Egyptian doctors recognized three categories of injuries- treatable, possibly treatable and un-treatable. Treatable people would be put on a waiting list after all the people that were possibly treatable. People who were considered as possibly treatable would usally not be given any medication, but would be carefully watched to make sure that the injury did not get worse. And those who were catogorized as untreatable would be immediatly given medication and possibly surgery.
The condition of many peoples teeth in ancient Egyptian were in shocking condition. This is because sometimes there was sand left over from grinding grain and bits of rocks in which the way bread was prepared. Many dentistry techniques were infective and actually had limited usage as there was only a small amount of knowledge on dentistry,