Medicine in c1350

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1. how is an apothecary different to a physician?

  • they were considered witches.
  • they receive training but no medical qualifications.
  • they were part of the church.
  • they are women.
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2. 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.

3. what did physicians check?

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

4. what did people believe about illness in the 12th century?

  • they were poisened
  • God made them ill because he was displeased or tested them.
  • their was a scientific explanation
  • something was wrong in their bodies

5. what did a barber surgeon do?

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


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