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Magic and Magical Theory

Medical Magic

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Medical magic is a common form of magic, used by parents to heal a child's minor injuries and by trained Healers at St Mungo's.

The Hospital Wing

A long line of beds, screens available for privacy, Madam Pomfrey's office is at one end.

In the first film, a painting on the wall shows a woman caring for a patient in a bed. The woman walks into the painting and sits down (PS/f).

The Hospital Wing is a section of Hogwarts.

Medical Procedures and Spells

chocolate
potions

Other medical terms etc.


Healers are the doctors of the Wizarding world (OP23, 30, TBB/FFF)

Trained mediwizards stand by at the World Cup to deal with injuries (GF8)

Witch Doctors are employed by professional Quidditch teams as trainers (DP1).

This is a term Rowling used before she had written Order of the Phoenix and decided on the term "Healer" for the doctors of the Wizarding world.

St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries

diseases and injuries

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