Terms in this set (30)
A belief that consulting star charts to diagnose illness was called?
A belief that had existed since Roman times, that thought illness was caused by 'bad air'?
The most common treatment for an imbalance in the humours was?
The name of a chart physicians consulted to indicate where bleeding should occur?
The method of bleeding used if the patient whose age or illness meant traditional bleeding was dangerous?
A spice based mixture that was a common remedy containing up to 70 ingredients was called?
The medical text book used from the mid 13th century onward, including sections directly translated from Hippocrates and Galen was called?
The Greek doctor who developed the theory of four humours was?
The Roman doctor who developed the theory of the opposites was?
A painful skin disease that was meant to be sent by God as a punishment for sin was called?
The humour coughed or sneezed out of the nose or expelled in tears was?
The humour that appeared in pus or vomit was called?
The humour that didn't refer to one particular substance in the body, but referred to clotted blood, visible in excrement or vomit was called?
People who worked with sharp knives, giving people haircuts as well as carrying out smaller surgery and blood letting were called?
What would physicians sometimes check the colour, thickness, smell and even taste of as well as consulting a chart about?
What illness was the King's touch considered an effective treatment for?
What was the treatment that involved giving the patient something to vomit or a laxative to clear out anything left over in the body called?
What shop mixed herbal remedies from a good understanding of the healing power of herbs and plants?
What disease arrived in England in 1348?
What method did priests sometimes advise to avoid the Black death, that involved whipping yourself?
What set of instructions, which first appeared in the work of Hippocrates, did physicians provide to patients as an aid for good health?
What sweet herb was used by medieval people to help keep the air free from miasma?
The Church owned and ran 30% of what during the Middle ages?
The insane and pregnant women
Who were often turned away from medieval hospitals?
Where were the vast majority of sick people cared for in the Middle ages?
Praying, fasting and pilgrimages are examples of what type of treatments?
Saying spells and carrying amulets were discouraged by the Church and are examples of what treatment?
What was the name of the Black death symptom which involved swellings in the groin and armpits?
Contemporary research suggest what % of the population of England died from the Black death?
What was set up by the money people left in their wills when they died?
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