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Medicine through time- questions
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what did Romans believed caused disease?
b) four humours
what public health measures did the Romans introduce
a) public toilets
d) fresh water via aqueducts
e) building built away from swamps
Which Greek doctor developed the theory of the four humours?
Which doctor developed the theory of opposites?
what were the four humours?
c) Black Bile
d) Yellow Bile
what law was introduced in 1347 to deal with waste on the streets
when did the Black Death arrive in England?
what were the two types of plague
what was the most common treatment for illness in the medieval period?
when did the plague return to England
who paid for water to be supplied to London in 1609?
who invented the water closet
which invention helped medical knowledge to be spread more easily?
what year was the royal society set up?
what was the name of Vesalius's book?
Fabric of the human body
name ways in which Vesalius proved Galen wrong
a) jaw bone one not two
b) kidney same height
c) septum did not have holes in it
why were Vesalius's ideas about the body more accurate than Galen's?
he did dissections
What did Harvey prove?
a) heart was pump / blood circulated
what attitude did the government have towards the poor?
What disease did Jenner discover a vaccination for?
What year did Pasteur publish his Germ Theory
What did the government tax in 1750 to help improve the poor?
when was compulsory vaccination introduced?
when did cholera first arrive in Britain?
what did Chadwick research?
living conditions of the poor
when was the first Public Health Act?
what did John Snow discover in 1854?
cholera is a waterborne disease
What did Bazalgette work on?
When was the Great Stink?
why was the second Public Health Act better?
it was compulsory
who improved conditions on wards as part of her work?
who was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in the UK?
who discovered penicillin?
who carried on the work on penicillin in the 1940s?
florey and chain
what did Crick and Watson discover in 1953?
give two examples of liberal reform measures
a) midwives act
b) free school meals
c) medical checks in schools
d) birth registration act
e) old age pensions act
f) national insurance act
when was the NHS established?
which minister was in charge of setting up the NHS?
what was the first magic bullet called?
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