Medical knowledge has progressed over time and has led to advances in the treatment of illness and disease. How much progress has been made in medical knowledge over the centuries?
What name was given to the four liquids which medieval doctors believed needed to be kept in balance for people to remain healthy?
The four seasons
The four elements
The four humours
During the Renaissance, which important development helped new medical ideas spread rapidly?
The printing press
New designs of ships
The discovery of America
With which area of medicine is Vesalius linked?
What did Ambroise Paré use to tie off blood vessels to stop bleeding during operations?
With which of the following is William Harvey associated?
The circulatory system
The digestive system
The reproductive system
The study of which liquid led Louis Pasteur to develop his germ theory?
Which branch of science did Robert Koch develop?
Who designed the Thomas splint?
Hugh Owen Thomas
Who discovered X-rays in 1895?
Emil von Behring
For his research in which area was Martin Evans awarded a Nobel Prize in 2007?