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Name 1 explanation for the cause of disease
Inbalance in a persons humours
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Why did a lot of doctors treatments not work
Because training was not required so anyone could be a doctor
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What did aqueducts do
They brought clean water into towns for the people to use
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What did barber-surgeons do to treat the sick
Carried out blood letting and did basic surgery like amputating limbs
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Name 2 symptoms of the Black Death
1-vomiting and abdominal pain 2-fever and chills
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What did Andreas Vesalius do
Wrote a book on anatomy which contained detailed drawings of the human body from dissections
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What did the microscope help to do
The microscope helped surgeons look deeper into the human body, because of this they discovered bacteria
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By 1890 what conditions did operations take place in
Antiseptic conditions
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What did lister learn after reading pasteur's germ theory
That carbolic acid killed parasites in sewage
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What was carbolic acid used for
To clean wounds and equipment
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What was it like before antiseptics
Many patients died from infections after their operation
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