(SWHS) Medicine Through Time

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Name 1 achievement and downfall to the romans take on medicine and cures
Downfall is that they prevented diseases ratherthan cured them. acheivement they found the link between health and hygiene
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Name 4 things that helped the romans maintain good public health
Sewers and public latrines, aqueducts,healthy lifestyle, public baths
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Who improved hippocrates theory the four humours?
Galen
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Did you need any training to becaome a doctor in the roman era?
No!
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What was one of the biggest belief of romans that caused disease?
Supernatural
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Name 2 "Doctors" you could go to for treatment?
Trained physician, House wife, Apothecary, Barber surgeon
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Was the middle age treatment mostly Natural or Supernatural?
Supernatural
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Name the 2 types of plague there was in the middle ages
Bubonic and pnuemonic
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Name 2 doctors who proved theories and what they were in the renaissance
Andreas vesalius how the muscles and bones are joined in the body.William Harvey how blood flows, liver doesnt produce blood.
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What did these two theories do?
Proved galen wrong
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What insect and animal primarily carried the plague?
flea and rat
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Name 1 other reason why the plague spread so much
Thilthy conditions and people fled to different towns so thereore spreading it more
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What was a big disease that spread in the industrial revolution?
Cholera
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What did john snow find out about cholera?
That is spreads through dirty water
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What was believed to have caused cholera?
Bad air (MIASMA)
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What was the great stink?
The great stink was when the thames had alot of junk in it and the stink was horrible and one day the goverment gave joseph bazalotte money to build a sewage system and he did and it pumped 420 million litres of water a day.
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What is innoculation?
Innoculation is wher you give someone a small dose of a disease so that they build a tolerance to it and dont get the disease.
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What did Edward jenner discover?
That cow pox gave people an immunity to small pox this was called a vaccination
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Who came up with the germ theory?
Pastuer
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Who came up with the vaccination for chicken pox ?
Pasteur
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Whow as pastuers competition?
Koch
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Explain Spontaneous Generation
The theory of spontaneous generation is that diseases caused germs.
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What impact did Florence Nightingale make and why?
She made a big impact because she proved that tidyness and cleanliness was crutial for hospitals and shown nurses how to make hospitals like that, in the crimean war she dropped death rates dramatically because she cleaned it up
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