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5 Written questions

3 Matching questions

  1. Rationalist/Dogmatist
  2. Asclepius
  3. Secularization of medicine
  1. a Empircist/Dogmatist/Rationalist, idea that these sects still exist = not true, but idea for basis of medicine is true.
  2. b ...
  3. c clergy took care of the sick. Churches secluded themselves by not sending clergy to med school.
    o Slave doctor: had knowledge handed down to them, no university education. Skilled at what they did. Slave doctors could treat effectively but couldn't explain why they were doing what they were doing. Could they read?
    o The clergy took care of the sick, repository for Greek and Latin knowledge, educated and can read, practitioners of medicine.
    o We think of medicine as secular, it didn't use to be.
    • Churches didn't think they needed to be secular

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. by this time frame, Methodist not around
  2. custom/law
  3. • Collection of different criticism talking of demons and disease
    • Main criticism - playing with term pharmacology - could also mean poison
    • In the material world, demons control everything and try to make things confusing so that we don't find God
  4. Greek word for doctor
  5. o Hippocrates summoned by people of Abdera, where Democritus comes from
    o Democritus laughing at everything in life
    • Promises money to H
    • Hippocrates doesn't need money but went ahead to cure Democritus
    • Hippocrates claims he didn't take money
    o Hippocrates writing down where melancholy/madness comes from (black bile)
    o Portrayed better than a philosopher, in relation to him

5 True/False questions

  1. Hippocrates and Perdiccao A historical figure
    • We don't really think of him as the father of medicine
    o Medicine today is real science not art


  2. Declaration of Geneva: Physician's CodeSomeone who teachers, doctor of natural philosophy


  3. Relicspart of a saint) and the snake of Asclepius


  4. Destructive pessary• Stele of Epidaurus/ Theodore of Sykeon - Theodore makes signs of cross then prayer before curing anyone, not much in regards for medical implements
    • Aelius Aristides (117-181 AD) / Life and Virtues of St. Martin, Bishop of Tours
    o (Both He and Theordore gave accounts in the first person)

    • Means of cure - Theodore makes signs of cross then prayer before curing anyone, not much in regards for medical implements
    o Not like Asclepius because he uses medication and cuts people open
    o Beyond what any physician would do
    o A saint looking toward the power of god to heal someone
    o Not using prognosis, he is predicting the future (prophecy)
    • Cause of disease -sins, evil, something causing it, there's a hole in what is good, demons
    o For Asclepius, it's an imbalance in the body, very Greek medical
    • Reason for testimony - glorification, convincing people to be healed
    o Believe in the Saint for the cure
    • Healing patrons and pagan gods - a certain saint could heal a certain part / disease


  5. Hippocratic Oath and doctoral ceremonieso Hippocrates refusing Artaxerxes' gifts in painting
    • He was seeking Hippocrates' help
    • Persian king wanted Hippocrates to help cure plague on his people
    • Hippocrates says no to the gifts even if it would make him rich, he only wanted to cure people.
    • Besides, Persians were attacking the Greeks and that's where his loyalties lie.