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Name 1 explanation for the cause of disease
Imbalance in a persons humours
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Why did a lot of doctors treatments not work?
Because training was not required so anyone could be a doctor
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What did aqueducts do?
Aqueducts brought clean water into towns
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What did the Barber-surgeons do to treat the sick?
Carried out bloodletting and did basic surgery like amputating limbs
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Name 2 symptoms of the Black Death
1-vomiting and abdominal pain 2- fever and chills
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What did Andreas Vesalius do?
Wrote a book on anatomy which contained drawings of the human body from dissections
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What did the microscope help to do?
The microscope helped surgeons look deeper into the human body, because of this they discovered bacteria
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By 1890 what conditions did operations take place in?
Antiseptic conditions ( this is where it killed germs)
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What did lister learn after reading pasteur's germ theory?
That carbolic acid killed parasites in sewage
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What was carbolic acid used for?
It was used to clean wounds and equipment
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What was it like before antiseptics?
Many patients died from infections after their operation
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What were clamps used for in surgery?
Before amputations the clamps were used to stop the blood flow
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What did Karl Landsteiner discover?
That there were 4 bood groups
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What did Wilhelm Roentgen discover in 1895?
He discovered X-Ray's
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