Early Medicine Cause and Cure

An overview quiz of early medicine, cause and cure. This is from pre-historic to Renaissance.

What was the technique called when a prehistoric person has a hole drilled in their head?
Trepanning
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What did prehistoric trepanning hope to achieve?
To release bad spirits
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What was the idea of the three blockages based upon? (in Egyptian Medicine)
Irrigation Channels
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What were used to ward away evil spirits? (in Egyptian Medicine)
Amulets worn around the neck
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Which god would protect pregnant women from evil spirits? (in Egyptian Medicine)
Tawaret
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Who introduced the idea of the Four Humours? (in Greek Medicine)
Hippocrates
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What name has been given to Hippocrates? (in Greek Medicine)
The Father of Modern Medicine
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What was the name of the Greek god of medicine?
Asclepios
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What was the associated animal with the Greek god of medicine?
Snake
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Around how long did the Cult of Asclepion last? (in Greek Medicine)
750 years
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What did the animals of Asclepios do to the injured people while they slept in the Asclepion? (in Greek Medicine)
Licked their wounds to heal them
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What other feature of the Asclepion helped the healing process? (in Greek Medicine)
A good regime
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Which important Roman figure followed Hippocrates' ideas? (in Roman Medicine)
Galen
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What idea did Galen introduce into the concept of the Four Humours? (in Roman Medicine)
Opposites counteract an overflow of a Humour
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What was the name of the book that contained all the ideas of Pre-Medieval Medicine? (in Islamic Medicine)
The Canon of Medicine
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Who ruled during the Medieval period and therefore controlled medicine?
The Church
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What kinds of illness were said to be caused by possession from the devil, and were to be cured by flogging yourself? (in Medieval Medicine)
Mental Ilness
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What religious reason triggered the Renaissance?
The dissoloution of the churches
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What was the name given to the bad smells that were said to cause disease? (in Renaissance Medicine)
Miasmas
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What did many people believe caused the Black Death? (in Medieval Medicine)
The Comet over London
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What did prehistoric trepanning hope to achieve?

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To release bad spirits

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What was the idea of the three blockages based upon? (in Egyptian Medicine)

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What were used to ward away evil spirits? (in Egyptian Medicine)

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Which god would protect pregnant women from evil spirits? (in Egyptian Medicine)

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