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FERNANDEZ TIJERO, M.ª Carmen. The origin of the medical assistant women: notes for the hermeneutical analysis of the original testimonies. Index Enferm [online]. 2016, vol.25, n.1-2, pp.93-97. ISSN 1699-5988.

The main objective of this paper is to analyze the very first testimonies of the assistant women in society in order to understand its significance nowadays. Firstly, we came through a research of those testimonies in different areas, and afterwards, they were interpreted by the hermeneutics. So, we can come to understand the value of the women in medicine from the ancient times, concluding also the close relationship between the ars medica and the feminine nature, which becomes a visual fact in its symbol.

Keywords : Nursing; Hermeneutics; Medicine; Woman; Snake.

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