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1

What were the 4 humours

Yellow bile
Blood
Phlegm
Black bile

2

What did medieval people,think caused illness

That one of the humours was out of balance
That god was punishing them for bad actions
Bad smells
Everyday life

3

What methods of diagnosis were used

Urine charts
Astrological

4

What methods of treatment were used

Purging
Bloodletting

5

Who’s ideas were influential

Galen

6

What did barber surgeons do

Pulled teeth
Simple surgery

7

What did healers do

Acted as a midwife
Had knowledge of herbs and charms

8

What did apothecaries do

Sold medicine to physicians

9

What did physicians do

Treated patients
Trained for many years
Charged high fees so only for rich