Galen and Hippocrates

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What are the 4 humors? (4)
Blood, Phlegm, Yellow bile and Black bile
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State 4 things that Hippocrates was known for? (4)
Promoting to keep fit and healthy, natural causes and remedies, 4 humors as a cause of disease and observing and recording in order to make a diagnosis
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Name the qualities of the 4 humors (4)
Blood- warm and moist Yellow bile- warm and dry Black bile- cold and dry Phlegm- cold and moist
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State 2 other popular beliefs regarding causes of disease (2)
Miasma (bad smells) and Supernatural (Gods and astrology)
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Who came up with the 4 humors idea? (1)
Hippocrates
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Who wrote The Theory of design? What was it? (2)
Galen wrote it and it is about how the body worked together
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What is the Theory of opposites? Give an example (2)
Giving patients remedies that oppose the supposed illness they have (dependant on the 4 humors)
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What else did Galen promote? (2)
Bleeding and purging people
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Problems Galen faced? (3)
Could only could dissect animals due to religious beliefs at the time- made innaccuracies e.g. said there were 2 jawbones (ape) instead of 1 and left kidney is lower than the right (ape) when it is not
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Main aspects of Theory of design?(2)
cut nerves on pig to show brain controlled the body NOT the heart, blood was made in the liver and burnt up like fuel
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State 4 things that Hippocrates was known for? (4)

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Promoting to keep fit and healthy, natural causes and remedies, 4 humors as a cause of disease and observing and recording in order to make a diagnosis

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Name the qualities of the 4 humors (4)

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Who came up with the 4 humors idea? (1)

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