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1. What was the theory of the four humours?
- An idea that rested on the belief that the body needed all the four humours to have good health
- An idea that rested on the belief the people needed to consume opposing food/drink qualities to maintain good heath
- An idea that rested on the belief that the body was formed on 4 humours and an imbalance of the humours would lead to illness
- An idea that rested on the belief that the the body was formed on 4 humours and an imbalance would lead to death
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2. Who developed the FOUR HUMOURS theory?
- The Tudors
- The Victorians
- The Ancient Greeks
- The Vikings
3. What was the theory of opposites?
- The idea that an imbalance of a humour was genetics;
- If there was an imbalance of one humour the person needed to drink only water
- The idea that if there was too much of an imbalance of one humour, the balance could be restored by eating/drinking something with the opposite qualities
- If there was an imbalance of one humour the person was going to die
4. What was the KEY reason for lack of progress in medicine(1848)
- Lack of understanding of disease
- Poor attitudes
- Limited access to dead bodies for research
- Lack of technology
5. Why was bad understanding of disease a limiting factor for progress in medicine?
- Limited understanding would lead to faulty knowledge of doctors on disease which would lead to ineffective ideas of treatment of disease
- Limited understating would lead to bad technological advancements and therefore would lead to limited understanding
- Limited understanding of disease would lead to bad attitudes because doctors wouldn't want to change their methods
- Limited understanding would lead to lack of funding because the government would think the hospitals would not need funding