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1

What were the causes of disease

1200-1500


Church

Astrology

4 Humours

Miasma

2

Treatment

1200-1500

Prayer

Humoural treatments

Fasting

Bathing

3

Prevention

1200-1500

Pray!

Basic hygiene

Carry posy 💐

4

Who cares for the sick ?

Physician

Apothecary

Surgeon

5

When was the Black Death ?

1348 -50

6

What is the bubonic plague ?

Spread by fleas on rats

7

What’s the pneumonic plague ?

Spread by coughing

8

Who is Hippocrates ?

Greek physician came up with the 4 Humours

9

Who is Galen ?

Roman physician who wrote about the basis of medical understanding

10

Physician?

University educated who practices medicine

11

Apothecary?

Mixed herbal remedies

12

When was the Renaissance ?

1500-1700

13

What’s the causes in 1500-1700

4 humours
Miasma
Church had less control

14

Treatments in the renaissance period?

Transference
Herbal remedies
Chemical cures

15

Prevention in the renaissance?

Cleanliness

Moderation

Reduce miasma

16

When was the great plague?

1665

17

How many people died in the great plague ?

65,000

18

Prevention for the great plague?

Quarantine

Prayer

Pomander

Plague doctors

Public meetings stoped

19

Who’s Thomas Sydenham ?

Observed the patients symptoms not the disease

20

Versalius

Found errors in Galen’s work and made the book ‘Fabric of the human body’

21

William Harvey ?

Discovered how blood circulated round the body

22

Anatomy ?

The human body

23

Quarantine ?

Isolate ill people

24

Who’s Louis Pasteur ?

Developed the germ theory

Observed that microbes in the air cause liquids to rot

25

Who’s Robert Koch ?

Identified that different microbes cause different disease

26

Who is Florence nightingale?

Nurse in the Crimean war who made changes to hospitals and the treatment of soldiers

27

What were the 3 main problems in surgery?

Pain - chloroform

Infection - carbolic spray

Blood loss

28

Who’s Edward Jenner ?

Developed the vaccination to protect us against small pox

29

What year was the public health act ?

1848

30

What year did they make vaccines for small pox compulsory?

1852