Medicine through time - Greek medicine and treatment (1000BC-0BC)

Greek ideas about medicine and treatement. Included in this quiz is key individuals, ideas about causes and treatement of disease, amount of change in ideas and key dates.

1. What did people think caused disease?

  • Bacteria
  • Imbalance of four humours
  • Inheritance
  • Micro organisms
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2. What was used to treat disease

  • Bleeding, praying, mass murdering Jews and herbal remedies
  • Using opposites, bleeding, praying, purging and herbal remedies
  • Bleeding, purging, praying and herbal remedies
  • Beating themselves, praying, bleeding, purging and herbal remedies

3. How much change in medicine and treatement

  • Hardly any
  • Bit of change
  • No change
  • Complete new ideas

4. When did Hippocrates create the theory of the four humours?

  • 460BC - c370BC
  • 560BC - c490BC
  • 800BC - c725BC
  • 1000BC - c935BC
  • 670BC - c590BC

5. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Hippocrates
  • Galen
  • Vesalius
  • Harvey


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