Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Literture Review Volume 7 Issue 10

Pediatrics in Ancient Peru

Emiliano Paico - Vílchez1* and Lenny Zumaeta - Luna2

1Pediatric Surgeon, Professor at the Antenor Orrego Private University, Former Head of the Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Specialties Services of the Belén Hospital in Trujillo, Peru
2Medical Specialist in Anesthesia and Resuscitation, Professor of the Private University Antenor Orrego, Anesthesiologist of the Department of Anesthesiology, Resuscitation and Surgical Center of the Belén Hospital of Trujillo, Peru

*Corresponding Author: Emiliano Paico – Vílchez, Pediatric Surgeon, Professor at the Antenor Orrego Private University, Former Head of the Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Specialties Services of the Belén Hospital in Trujillo, Peru.

Received: August 10, 2023; Published: September 29, 2023


In this article, the authors describe some historical data regarding pediatrics in ancient Peru.

They refer, succinctly and precisely, to the care of children, the customs they had with them, and some illneses they suffered, as well as the way to treat them.

Likewise, they present photographs of some ceramics allusive to the theme of different pre - inca cultures.

 Keywords: Pediatrics; Ancient Peru; Historical Data; Care and Customs; Diseasses; Treatment


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Citation: Emiliano Paico - Vílchez and Lenny Zumaeta - Luna. “Pediatrics in Ancient Peru”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.10 (2023): 103-119.


Copyright: © 2023 Emiliano Paico - Vílchez and Lenny Zumaeta - Luna. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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