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Name two features of Roman Public Health.
Any two from: Aqueducts, Public Baths, Public Toilets, Sewers...
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Name two important individuals who tried to give the Romans a better understanding of Medicine
Galen, Hippocrates.
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What was greek doctor most famously known for?
'The theory of the four humours'
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What did the Romans think cause diseases?
Miasma, (Bad air.)
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Did Hippocrates believe in natural treatments?
Yes, he did, he believed that having a good diet and getting lots of rest would make you more healthy.
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What theory did Galen believe in and what did it involve?
The theory was called the four humours and it involved 4 different humours; yellow bile, black bile, phlegm and blood.
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Name six factors which affected the development of medicine and treatment in the Middle Ages.
Treatments, Housing, Fighting, Diet, Work and the Plague
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When did the Black Death first arrive to Britain?
1348
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How many people did the black plague kill in England?
2.5 million people!
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What animal aided the disease to become an epidemic?
The rat
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What did people think cause the Black Death?
The body's humours being out of balance.
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Name at least one type of hospital in the middle ages.
Leper, Almshouse, Monastery.
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