Elizabethan Medicine

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I.Clothing
Paraphrasing: Elizabethan doctors and physicians wore very interesting clothing. They wore very long robes , with clothing under them. Attached to the robe was a hood they wore on their heads. They wore very frightening masks also. Although they looked frightening, all of their clothing helped keep away diseases and sicknesses. Source: "Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses." Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses. Web. 19 Dec. 2012. II.Physicians Beliefs

Paraphrasing: Medicine was basic. Physicians had no idea what caused terrible illnesses and diseases. The beliefs about the causes of illnesses were based on the ancient teachings of Aristotle and Hippocrates. The Physicians paid attention to a patients bodily fluids, called Humours. Other beliefs of the Elizabethan Physicians centred around Astrology. The Elizabethan medical workers had no idea what caused the plague. III.Physicians

Paraphrasing: Only the very wealthy would recieve medical atttention from anElizabethan Physician (who would have received an education at one of the Universities and the College of Physicians). The usual fee would be a gold coin worth 10 shillings - well beyond the means of most Elizabethans Source: "Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses." Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses. Web. 19 Dec. 2012. IV.Surgeons

Paraphrasing: Inferior to Physicians, surgeons had a similar reputation to the barbers with whom they associated and belonged to the Company of Barber Surgeons. Source: "Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses." Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses. Web. 19 Dec. 2012. V.Barbers

Paraphrasing: The Barbers were inferior to the Surgeons, although they also belonged to the Company of Barber Surgeons. They were only allowed to pull teeth or draw blood. Source: "Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses." Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses. Web. 19 Dec. 2012. VI.Apothecary

Paraphrasing: The Elizabethan drug store was called the apothecary. Like modern day pharmicists, theywere...
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