1500-1700 Medicine

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What emerged during the Renaissance?
Science
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What did new books say was important?
Dissection
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The influence of the Church...
Decreased
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What caused new treatments?
War
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What was the name given to the closing of monasteries?
Dissolution of the Monasteries
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How were free hospitals run?
With charitable donations
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Who did Vesalius dissect on?
Criminals
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What did Sydenham believe was more important?
Practical experience
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What is Sydenham known for?
Showing scarlet fever is different to measles
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What year was Sydenham's 'Medical Observations' published?
1676
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Who discovered the circulation of blood?
Harvey
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What did Harvey's discoveries give other doctors?
A map of how the body worked
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Blood transfusions were...
Rarely successful
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When was the printing press set up?
1470s
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What did the printing press have a large impact on?
Communication
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Who supported the Royal Society?
King Charles II
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What was the Royal Society's motto?
Take no-one's word for it
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What were some doctors reluctant to do?
Accept Galen was wrong
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What did many people believe about the King?
He could cure scrofula
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What hospital was Britain's first 'lunatic' institution?
St Mary of Bethlehem's
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When did the Great Plague hit London?
1665
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What percentage of the population died?
20%
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What was transference?
Transferring the disease from human to animal
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What helped to wipe out the Great Plague?
The Great Fire of London
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