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.

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

  • 560BC - c490BC
  • 670BC - c590BC
  • 460BC - c370BC
  • 800BC - c725BC
  • 1000BC - c935BC
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2. How much change in medicine and treatement

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

3. What was used to treat disease

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

4. What did people think caused disease?

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

5. Name the key individual in this time period

  • Hippocrates
  • Galen
  • Vesalius
  • Harvey

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