Hua Tuo, Chinese best doctor

Hua Tuo was born in Bozhou, Anhui Province. He was proficient in internal medicine, surgery, gynecology and pediatrics. Hua Tuo is credited with being the first surgeon in the world to use the technique of general anesthesia, using a concoction called MaFeiSan to operate on appendicitis patients. Hua Tuo was also an expert acupuncturist, and once cured Cao Cao, the renowned prime minister at the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty, of a disease using this technique.Russia

Hua Tuo attached importance to therapy. He also emphasized prevention. Hua Tuo devised a set of exercises, known as the Five-Animal Exercise, to strengthen the physique, imitating the actions of the tiger, deer, bear, ape and bird.

Hua Tuo, Chinese best doctor, Eastern Han Dynasty

Hua Tuo, Chinese best doctor

 



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