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[Similia Similibus Curentur: historical background of homeopathic medicine]
Instituto de BiofÃsica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
The history of homeopathic medicine was focused on the present work since the first ideas historically described by Hypocrates, Galeno, Paracelsus and Hahnemann. We intended to give an idea of the evolution of medical sciences in general, including the gradual arise of ideas which led Hahnemann to create homeopathy.