Flashcards in Part 2 - 17th + 18th century medicine Deck (5)
Treatments for CII in 1685 when he became ill?
58 drugs, purged, bled, blistered and cauterised
Treatments for ordinary people?
Depended on what they could afford
Barber-surgeons, apothecaries, wise women, quacks
Bloodletting, herbal remedies
3 beliefs about causes of Great Plague 1665?
Punishment from God, movements of planets and bad air or miasma
3 treatments for plague?
Bled with leeches, strong smells, medieval remedies to draw out poison