Medicine in c1350

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1. what did a barber surgeon do?

  • cared for the elderly and poor.
  • dealt with childbirth and common illnesses.
  • bloodletting,amputating limbs, pulling out teeth,lancing boils.
  • just cut hair.
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2. where did the four humours originate?

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

3. who was the housewife physician?

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

4. how is an apothecary different to a physician?

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

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

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


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