Medicine in c1350

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1. 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.
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2. how did physicians try to restore the balance of one's humours?

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

3. where did the four humours originate?

  • Medieval times
  • Renaissance times
  • Ancient Greek times
  • Roman times

4. what did the monks and nuns use to run hospitals?

  • church donations.
  • government money.
  • the money payed by the patients.
  • public donations.

5. what did physicians check?

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


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