the middle ages SWHS

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name a few key points about the middle ages?
Poor treatment(only herbal remedies), bad diet, poor housing = damp wet dirty no running water an they lived with animlas, fighting even the smallest wound was cause infection then death, plagues
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name the four types of doctors?
the barber surgeon, apothecary, housewife, the trained physician
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true or false there was a strong government in the middle ages?
False there was a poor government and the county was split up into many different sections.
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what happened to the Romans work and what they left behind?
there bulidings were distroyed and the books could not be read so every thing went backwards in public health.
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what did the church control?
education as the church was very powerful but the few monks that could read the books only taught what agreed with there religion
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what was the difference between the rich and the poor?
the poor had awful hygiene whereas the rich ha good hygiene and a higher rate f survival?
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what beliefs for treatments did they have?
Natural, supernatural, herbal remedies.
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main treatments?
purging, blood letting, herbs, charms, praying.
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name some theories they used?
god was punishing them for their sin, the four humours unbalanced, astrology and the movement of the stars
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what was the big plague called?
The black death which killed over 2.5 million people.
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how did the plague spread ?
through fleas that where carried by lots and lots of rats and the fleas carried the disease
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what were the beliefs for the black death?
movement of planets, sinning, miasma, god, evil humours
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what did people believe that would free them of the plague?
whippingnypour self and saying sorry to the gods, lighting candles as an offering to god, kill a toad and dry it out in the sun and hold it to your boils.
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name the four types of hospitals?
general hospitals, leper hospitals, monasteries, almshouses.
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what made the streets so dirty and full of disease?
peoples waste, urine, excrete, rotten food waste from butchers
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