Medicine in c1350

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

  • God made them ill because he was displeased or tested them.
  • they were poisened
  • something was wrong in their bodies
  • their was a scientific explanation
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2. what did the monks and nuns use to run hospitals?

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

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

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

4. 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.

5. who did the wealthy go to to get treated?

  • physicians
  • munks/nuns
  • barber surgeon
  • apothecaries


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