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Greece- Who was the individual and what did they do?
Hippocrates. 4 humours theory.
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What was the 4 Humours theory?
The body got ill because of the 4 humours Yellow bile,Black Bile,Phlegm,Blood
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What did Galen do and what time period was he from?
Rome. Developed 4 humours theory and Dissection on pigs/apes.
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Did the church agree with Galens theory?
Yes,as he believed that god made the body perfectly.
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What surgery was used in pre-history?
Trephination
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What was Trephination?
Surgery to free spirits from the head,By using sharp rocks to puncture the skull.
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What did prehistory believe caused illness?
Spirits and the Gods.
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What was the nile theory?
Eygptions believed the body had channels of blood running from the heart to other organs and if they get blocked they would become ill.
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What were barbour surgeons why were they important?
Barbour surgeons were barbours who people went to for simple surgery as they had sharp tool but they were unclean and caused infection. e.g blood letting
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What was the theory of opposites?
That when the 4 humours were unbalanced you should treat it with an opposite. e.g if you had a cold eat hot or spicy food.
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