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Flashcards in Middle Ages Deck (10):
1

nosokomeia

hospitals from the Christian church's charitable mission

2

The Articella (Little Art of Medicine)

mostly Galen
Hunayn's (Johannitius) - Medical Questions
Hippocratic texts
Byzantine tests

3

Galen

cited as the authority concerning anatomy medicine physiology despite being wrong

4

Oribasius

collected works of Galen
summarized and simplified his work

5

Paul of Aegina

wrote 7 Books of Medicine - medical encyclopedia referring mostly to Galen

6

Articella and Qanun by Avicenna

university based education for becoming an MD or MB
contribution by Islamic scholars

7

College of St. Cosma

most important medical guild in Paris for surgeons
profession turned standardized and distinct

8

Bubonic Plague

killed 25 million people in 5 years

9

Leprosy

unclean - cast out of society

10

Insanity

cared for in monasteries - St. Mary's of Bethlehem (Bedlam)