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What theory did Galen come up with?
The theory of opposites
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Who first used carbolic spray as an antiseptic?
Joseph Lister
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What four types of healers were there in the Middle Ages?
Barber surgeons, housewife physicians, trained phsycians and apothecaries.
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Who invented the water pump and then realised it related to the way the heart pumps blood around the body?
William Harvey
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Which two artists drew detailed sketches of the human body and its' parts?
Michelangelo and Da Vinci
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Who investigated cholera and had a water pump shut down in Broad Street, London?
John Snow
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What were the five giant killers, according to William Beveridge?
Want, ignorance, disease, squalor and idleness.
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Who came up with the theory of the four humours?
Hippocrates
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What operations did surgeons begin to perform on patients in the Middle Ages?
Amputations and bloodletting
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What did Edward Jenner make?
Vaccinations
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What happened in 1858 due to an extreme heatwave and waste being thrown into the River Thames?
The Great Stink
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What started in 1902 with the Midwives Act?
The Liberal Party's welfare reforms
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What did the Ancient Roman government build to improve public health and hygiene?
Sewers and aqueducts
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Who corrected 200 of Galen's mistakes?
Andreas Vesalius
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What was made possible in World War One?
Blood transfusions
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