change and continuity - 18th and 19th century medicine

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  • The way that sick people werecared for and treated changed almost completely since 1700
  • the government and the population were more willing than ever to take steps to prevent disease
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  • it took a while for medical science to catch up to the new ideas of what was causing illness and disease
  • old herbal remidies remained popular
  • the old ideas of prevention returned and people took great measures to prevent getting ill
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