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1

what where the causes of disease in the achient period?

gods/ spirits / stars and planets
the 4 humours

2

what were the treatments during the ancient period

herb remedies
charms or prayer
bleeding and purging

3

how can you avoid disease during the ancient time?

prayer
exercise
bleeding / purging
hippocrates and galen theories

4

what was public heath like the ancient time?

some basic toilets and bath houses. water in lead pipes and basic aquaducts

5

what were the causes of disease in medieval time?

4 humors
stars / planets / gods

6

what were the treatments during medieval times

heral remedies
bleeding
NEW! hopspitals run by monks for the old

7

how could you avoid disease during the medieval period?

exercise / stay healthy
praying
galen and hippocrates theories

8

what was public health like in medieval time

worse that ancient times. there was toilets, drnking water and wells but very basic ones

9

what improved after the ancient period?

not much mostly thinngs stayed the smae. prayer became strong as there was no advances due to the war.

10

what was the life expectancy in ancient/ medieval times

30 years

11

who's idea what the 4 humors

originally hippocrates but galen came up with the idea of opposites (cold and hot fire and water ect)

12

what are the 4 humors

blood
phlegm
black bile
yellow bile

13

what did people beleve in cure wide in medieval times?

the 4 humors being unbalanced
urine chart and phycians
astrology

14

what were the healers during the medieval time?

physician
wide women
apothecary
barber surgoen

15

what is a trained phisician?

someone trained at a medical school, they used urine charts astrology and 4 humors
they were expensive and felt superior

16

what is a wise women?

a respecter person who uses traditional remedies
they helped with child birth and broken bonesgood reputation

17

what is an apotecary?

a cheap potion maker. a bit like a chemist. trained but no qualifications.

18

what was a barber surgeon

someone with no training and works at a barbers. they d small operations with no anaestheics.they cut hair and use urine charts

19

how did comunication affect medieval medicine?

the catholic church ruled medicne maing glanes ideas the norm

20

howd did atttitudes affect medieval medicine?

srong religion hindered progress. women not allowed to to medicine and no foriegn medience allowed either

21

what was technology and science like in the medieval time?

limited

22

how did war affect medieval medicine

lots of wars between kings lead to new weapons. barber surgoen got practice in the war too

23

how did individuals affect medieval medicine?

galens work was still practiced 100 years after his time

24

what was communciato like durig this period?

bad, the catholic church ruled everything and new ideas spread slowly as galen was the norm

25

what was technology like in this period?

not much, very limited