Medicine 1250 - 1500

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  • Medicine 1250 - 1500
    • Four Humours
      • Created by Hippocrates
      • Developed by Galen
        • Theory of Opposites
      • Air
        • Sanguine
        • Hot/Wet
      • Water
        • Phlegm
        • Cold/Wet
      • Fire
        • Yellow Bile
        • Hot/Dry
      • Earth
        • Black Bile
        • Cold/Dry
    • Hippocrates
      • Father of Medicine
      • Four Humours
      • Medical Oath
        • 'Oath of Medical Ethics'
      • Set up school on the Island of Cos
    • Galen
      • Ideas were right
        • Went unchallenged
      • Accepted by the Church
      • Key Idea: taking a pulse
      • Developed Four Humours
        • Theory of Opposites
      • Knew dissection was key
        • Banned by the Church
    • Treating Disease
      • Purifying the air
        • Miasma
      • Remedies
        • Written in Herbals
        • Passed down through family
      • Surgery
        • Carried out by Barbers
      • Apothecaries
        • Cheap
        • Trained through apprenticeships
      • Prayer
        • Superstition
      • Bloodletting / Purging
      • Physicians
        • Trained at University
        • Male doctors
        • Expensive
        • Little practical experience
    • Black Death
      • Came to Europe in 1348
        • Came to England in 1348
          • Edward III closes Parliament in 1349
      • High death toll
        • 1/3 of the population
        • People didn't know the cause
      • Ideas of the cause
        • Miasma
        • God
        • Astrology
        • Supernatural
      • Bubonic Plague
        • Spread by rats
          • Cause by their fleas
        • Symptoms
          • Fever
          • Headache
      • Pneumonic Plague
        • Airbourne
        • Blood in lungs
        • Painful to breathe
      • Flagellents
        • Whipped themselves
          • Religious repentance
          • More common during epidemics

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