Who did people go to for medical help in medieval times?

In this lesson you will learn about who people in medieval Britain would have been treated by when they were sick.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these was a religious treatment?

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Q2.What was a posy?

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Q3.Cupping was a method to…

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Q4.A common remedy was a spice-based mixture that could contain up to 70 ingredients. What was this medicine called?

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Q5.Which of these was NOT a humoural treatment?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these was a religious treatment?

1/5

Q2.What was a posy?

2/5

Q3.Cupping was a method to…

3/5

Q4.A common remedy was a spice-based mixture that could contain up to 70 ingredients. What was this medicine called?

4/5

Q5.Which of these was NOT a humoural treatment?

5/5

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Who did people go to for medical help in medieval times?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 4, Medicine through Time.

Q1.What was the main role of a physician?

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Q2.Most people in the Middle Ages would have been treated at home by…

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Q3.What did surgeons commonly use to help them deal with different injuries?

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Q4.What % of medieval hospitals were run by the Church?

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Q5.Who was NOT rejected from a medieval hospital?

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Who did people go to for medical help in medieval times?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 4, Medicine through Time.

Q1.What was the main role of a physician?

1/5

Q2.Most people in the Middle Ages would have been treated at home by…

2/5

Q3.What did surgeons commonly use to help them deal with different injuries?

3/5

Q4.What % of medieval hospitals were run by the Church?

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Q5.Who was NOT rejected from a medieval hospital?

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Lesson summary: Who did people go to for medical help in medieval times?

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