History Of Medicine- Final Exam

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  • 1. 
    Who is known as the world's first physician?
    • A. 

      Imhotep (Egyptian 2650 BC)

    • B. 

      Babylonians

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Romans

  • 2. 
    What kind of textbooks did the Egyptians Surgeons produce?
    • A. 

      Treat dislocations

    • B. 

      Fractured Bones

    • C. 

      External abscesses

    • D. 

      Tumors

    • E. 

      Wounds

    • F. 

      Clean Teeth

  • 3. 
    What concepts did the Babylonians produce?
    • A. 

      Diagnosis

    • B. 

      Prognosis

    • C. 

      Physical Examinations

    • D. 

      Prescriptions

    • E. 

      Physicians & Nurses

  • 4. 
    Who is considered to be the Father of Western Medicine?
    • A. 

      Imhotep

    • B. 

      Romans

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      William Harvey

  • 5. 
    What did Hippocrates emphasize the importance of with the patient?
    • A. 

      Diet & Exercise

    • B. 

      Hippocratic Oath

    • C. 

      Sanitation

    • D. 

      Observing the Patient

  • 6. 
    Hippocrates taught the prevention of disease through a regimen of what?
    • A. 

      Observing the Patient

    • B. 

      Sanitation

    • C. 

      Diet & Exercise

  • 7. 
    Hippocrates came up with the Hippocratic Oath, a high standard of ethical counduct
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What did the Romans recognize as important for good public health?
  • 9. 
    What were the Romans able to construct throughout their empire?
    • A. 

      Aqueducts

    • B. 

      Baths

    • C. 

      Sewers

    • D. 

      Hospitals

    • E. 

      Restaurants

  • 10. 
    The Romans built their cities and forts AWAY from the swamps, where fresh, clean water was available
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What epidemic during the Dark Ages killed upwards of 100 mil people in Europe (30%-60% of pop)?
    • A. 

      Black Plague

    • B. 

      Black Death

    • C. 

      Middle Plague

    • D. 

      Middle Death

  • 12. 
    Who controlled medicine during the Dark Ages?
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Caesar

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Obama

  • 13. 
    During the DARK / MIDDLE AGES which term came into use?
  • 14. 
    Who deomstrated the Function of the heart and Circulation of blood?
    • A. 

      Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Withering

    • C. 

      Jarvis

    • D. 

      William Harvey

  • 15. 
    Who is considered to have laid the foundation of Modern Physiology?
    • A. 

      Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Withering

    • C. 

      Jenner

    • D. 

      Harvey

  • 16. 
    Who worked on improving the microscope and came up with a description of bacteria?
    • A. 

      Harvey

    • B. 

      Pasteur

    • C. 

      Withering

    • D. 

      Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

  • 17. 
    When did surgery become and experimental science?
  • 18. 
    What heart drug was introduced during the 18th century? (Fox Glove Plant)
  • 19. 
    Who discovered Digitalis could be used as a treatment for heart disease?
    • A. 

      Harvey

    • B. 

      Jarvis

    • C. 

      William Withering

    • D. 

      Florence Nightingale

  • 20. 
    Who introduced a vaccine to prevent smallpox? (1796)
    • A. 

      Koch

    • B. 

      Edward Jenner

    • C. 

      Nightingale

    • D. 

      Banting

  • 21. 
    What field did the invention of the vaccine smallpox lead to?
  • 22. 
    Who proved that germs caused dieases?
    • A. 

      Koch

    • B. 

      Lois Pasteur

    • C. 

      Withering

    • D. 

      Jenner

  • 23. 
    What did Pasteur encourage doctors and their assistants to do?
    • A. 

      Sanitize hands

    • B. 

      Sanitize equipment

    • C. 

      NEVER wash their hands!

  • 24. 
    Who developed a vaccine for Rabies & Anthrax?
    • A. 

      Jenner

    • B. 

      Koch

    • C. 

      Lois Pasteur

    • D. 

      MacLeod

  • 25. 
    Robert Koch is considered one of the founders of Bacteriology?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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