Medicine through time exam questions + answers

heyy, i typed up most of the 5 mark exam questions that have been appearing over the years on the OCR board. All from medicine through time. Please rate and comment :) hope it helps thanks :)

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Describe the ways in which Prehistoric people treated illness

The Prehistoric people used ranges of methods to treat illness. They used trephining to
remove evil spirits by drilling a hole into the skull this was often done by the medicine man.
Also, they used a natural remedy,…

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Briefly describe the medical advances of the Ancient Greeks

There were many medical advances, both natural and supernatural cures and causes for
disease. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, developed the natural theory of Four
Humours. These were, black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, and blood. If these humours were
out…

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Vesalius did a lot of work to do with the anatomy of the body. He proved Galen wrong
through dissection. He discovered that Galen was wrong about the human jawbone humans
have one bone not two separate bones like animals. He also wrote a book called `The
Fabric of the…

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