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2. what did physicians check?

  • temperature.
  • hearing,sight,smell,taste.
  • pulse,skin colour and urine (colour/taste)
  • body shape.

3. who was the housewife physician?

  • a village 'wise woman' or lady of the manor.
  • any woman in the village.
  • a woman who had gone to university.
  • the lord of the manor.

4. how did physicians try to restore the balance of one's humours?

  • lucky charms.
  • bleeding, purging or the theory of opposites.
  • ointments made from plants,spices,minerals and herbs.
  • going on pilgrimages.

5. what did a barber surgeon do?

  • cared for the elderly and poor.
  • bloodletting,amputating limbs, pulling out teeth,lancing boils.
  • just cut hair.
  • dealt with childbirth and common illnesses.


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