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Extra Medicine Questions 1- Medieval and Renaissance 1350-1700

  1. 1. Further questions 1: Medieval and Renaissance Medicine 1350-1700Causation● Why was the Theory of the Four Humours so important in the treatment of disease in the years 1350-1850?Explain your answer. (9)● Why were Galen’s ideas influential for so long? (9)● In what ways did the discoveries of the Renaissance period lead to improvements in medical knowledge in thesixteenth and seventeenth centuries? Explain your answer. (12)● What factors influenced the development of medicine and health during the Renaissance? (9)● Why was William Harvey able to make his discoveries about circulation in the 17th century? (12)● In what ways did medicine and health make progress between 1450-1750? Explain your answer. (12)● Why was there progress in understanding but not treatments between1350-1750? (12)● Why did scientific discoveries during the period 1450-1650 have only a limited effect on medical training?Explain your answer. (12)● Explain why William Harvey’s discovery of the circulation of blood had such a limited impact on medicaltreatment at the time. (9)Role● How far did the church have a positive role in medicine during the period c. 1350-c. 1750? (12)● What role did the church play in medieval medicine? (9)● What impact did Vesalius have upon medicine and health? (9)● Describe the impact the printing press had on the spread of medical knowledge. (9)● Explain the importanceof the Theory of the Four Humours in medicine. (9)Consequences● Explain the effects of William Harvey’s theory of circulation of medicine and health. (9)● Explain howVesalius’ work affected medicine and health. (9)

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