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What were the common ideas for disease?
1.God or the Devil, 2.The Four Humours, 3.Common Sense (Miasma), 4.Desperate Explanations (Jews).
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Who would you go to if you was ill/unwell in the Middle Ages?
1.Hospitals, 2.House-Wife Physician, 3.The Barber-Surgeon, 4.Prayer or Pilgrimage, 5.The Apothecary, 6.Trained Physicians.
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What was life like before the Black Death?
The population was higher, wages were lower as there were more people, not much culture before, less food as there were more poeple, not much politics before and trade was higher before the Black Death.
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What was life like after the Black Death?
Population decreased due to the amount who had died, wages did stay the same untill people were unhappy so they increased, trade decreased, farms reduced the amount of crops made, more people began to enjoy their lives.
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What does 'Renaissance' mean?
Means the 're-birth'
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When was the Renaissance period?
1430-1700
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Name some of the problems with public health during the medieval period?
Toilet waste was thrown into the streets as there was no sewage systems or it was dumped into pits by the river spreading Cholera, people bathed in the river, rats in towns, back to back housing, open houses, miasma, no hygiene, no food refrigeration
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What year did Edwin Chadwick publish his reports on Public Health?
1842 and 1875
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1.Hospitals, 2.House-Wife Physician, 3.The Barber-Surgeon, 4.Prayer or Pilgrimage, 5.The Apothecary, 6.Trained Physicians.

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