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 was used to treat disease

  • Beating themselves, praying, bleeding, purging and herbal remedies
  • Bleeding, purging, praying and herbal remedies
  • Using opposites, bleeding, praying, purging and herbal remedies
  • Bleeding, praying, mass murdering Jews and herbal remedies
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2. How much change in medicine and treatement

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

3. What did people think caused disease?

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

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

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

5. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Hippocrates
  • Harvey
  • Galen
  • Vesalius


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