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. How much change in medicine and treatement

  • No change
  • Complete new ideas
  • Hardly any
  • Bit of change
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2. What were the four humours?

  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and blood
  • Black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and saliva
  • Black bile, green bile, phlegm and blood
  • Black bile, green bile, urine and blood

3. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Vesalius
  • Hippocrates
  • Galen
  • Harvey

4. What did people think caused disease?

  • Imbalance of four humours
  • Bacteria
  • Micro organisms
  • Inheritance

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

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


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