The Medical Field Of Medicine

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Introduction Today, the medical field is one of the highest paying professional fields in the United States. The field, however, is not noted for its rewarding salaries, but for its importance all over the world. Medicine is one of the oldest professional fields. According to the Oxford Advanced Learner 's Dictionary, Medicine “is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.” The field employs several people like, nurses, doctors, therapists and others. To be professionally employed in the medical field, one extensively needs at least 4 years of education and or training. Doctors, for instance, spend 4 years in college before being enrolled in a rigorous 4 year program in medical schools. Because of the delicate and intricate nature of the field, a wide range of tools and machinery are persistently used. The technology used today in medicine is dramatically different from what was used in ancient times. Using technology as a basis, the field of medicine has witnessed substantial advancements.

Evolution of Technology in the Medical Field Medicine is one of the world’s oldest professions; recorded history proves that it has been practiced by ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The ancient Egyptians, for example, were known to perform surgical operations such as circumcision, tracheostomy and trephining. During such surgical procedures, anesthetics, were rarely used; instead, alcohol was used to slightly numb the painful and agonizing
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