Medieval Medicine Flashcards

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  • Created on: 14-02-17 18:42
Name 4 causes of illnesses in Medieval times.
God, Jews, stars, miasma
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How were illnesses treated?
Whipped themselves, prayer, doctors, public health system
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How did the Church hinder progress in medicine at the time?
Forbid dissection, accepted all of Galen's ideas, only educated religious people.
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What was medieval public health like?
hospitals built, law on clean streets, no proper water supply and drains,compulsory baths 4x a year
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What was the black death?
Plague
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What were the cause of black death?
rats, global trades with china, poor medical knowledge
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Overall was the medieval period a time of progress?
Continuity and some regression
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