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2. What did the 1875 Public Health act do?

  • Nothing. It didn't exist. There was only one public health act, established in 1848.
  • Brought together a range of acts covering sewage and drains, water supply, housing and disease
  • Created the Central Board of Health
  • Set up work houses to feed young children who couldn't afford to eat.

3. Medieval people mostly thought _________ made them ill

  • church
  • the Four Humours
  • animals
  • miasthma

4. Who was John Hunter? (Renaissance)

  • The person who discovered the use of chloroform
  • A famous surgeon and anatomist
  • A famous Physician
  • The person who discovered that blood was pumped around the body in a circular motion

5. How did monasteries help?

  • They didn't.
  • They acted as a hospital and were always open for the sick
  • They used chants to remove evil spirits from those suffering
  • They were always open for prayer to help those who were ill


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