medicine through time flash cards - Medieval

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Supernatural causes of illness- Medieval
God (rewarding/testing faith & punishing) & astrology (planets)
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Supernatural treatments- Medieval
praying, lighting candles, fasting, going on pilgrimage etc.
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How did people decide when to treat people? -Supernatural - Medieval
Astrology and positioning of the planets
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Natural causes of illness- Medieval
The theory of the four humours, miasma/ miasmata (dirty air/ bad smells)
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Natural treatments- Medieval
Herbal remedies, balancing out humours e.g. bloodletting & purging
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what Individuals were supported by the church- Medieval
Galen & Hippocrates if someone objected they would be put down by the church
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What did the church control- Medieval
education, book printing & medical knowledge
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How did the church hinder progress in medical knowledge- Medieval
By putting down anyone who tried to say/have an adverse opinion, limiting science and technology therefore limiting new ideas for prevention, cause and treatment of illness (doctors who didn't believe in the theory of the 4 humours weren't respected)
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The government- Medieval
didn't think it was it was their duty, didn't get involved in medical training, didn't spend money on prevention in health care
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Prevention- Medieval
good hygiene, balanced humours, balanced diet and moderation ( focus was on prevention because no garaunteed treatments were available)
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Types of doctors- Medieval
Physicians-diagnosis,four humours,urine charts,observation.Apothecaries-herbal remedies treatment.Surgeons-gain experience in war,barber surgeons could let blood.Women-expected to provide healthcare,herbal remedies
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Hospitals- Medieval
You may receive treatment in a church base hospital-not very hygienic, provided mostly care and prayer for patients, only accepted the moderately ill
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when was the Black death? CASE STUDY- Medieval
1348-1349
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Black death (1348-1349) CASE STUDY(cause)- Medieval
God as a punishment for sin, Planets had foreseen something terrible,miasma
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Black death (1348-1349) CASE STUDY(treatment)- Medieval
confessing your sin, strong smelling herbs, lancing buboes
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Black death (1348-1349) CASE STUDY(prevention)- Medieval
attending public meetings, carrying a herbal posy, running away-GOV- government tried to make quarantine laws but it failed, stopped cleaning streets hoping the bad smell would make the black death go away
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Supernatural treatments- Medieval

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How did people decide when to treat people? -Supernatural - Medieval

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Natural causes of illness- Medieval

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