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  • Verzio
    replied to Ailment-Rectifying Method: What am I missing?
    It seems to me to depend a lot more on the disease than the patient's Sta+Resistance.

    If you have to deal with a lot of people with syphillis (morbidity 1, interval of 1 year), ARM is a no-brainer. Facing infected wounds (morbidity 1, interval 1 week), similarly go with ARM (unless your Int+Medicine pool is truly anemic and you especially need to save a particular patient).

    Against consumption, with a morbidity of 2 and an interval of 1 week, ARM is probably the way to go if you've got a decent Int+Medicine pool.

    With plague or leprosy (morbidity 5, 3 days/1...
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  • Verzio
    replied to Ailment-Rectifying Method: What am I missing?
    They don't. They spend a lot of time with a handful of rich patients (who are the only people who can afford an hour of a trained doctor's time every day). Most people who get sick never get any attention from someone trained in medicine; caregivers meet their basic needs and the sick recover or not on their own.

    Which means the major difference between mundane medical practice in Creation and pre-modern Earth is mostly that the doctors in Creation are a lot less likely to kill their rich patients through trained ignorance....
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