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Question
How did the Romans help
Public Health?



Answer
Providing clean water and
disposing of sewerage     return
 Question
 What happened to public health
 system during the Saxons and
 Vikings?




Answer – Fell into ruin
                            return
           Question
           What were these used
           for?




Answer
Medical cures
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Question
a)What year was the Black Death?
b)How did they try to cure it?
Answer
a)1348
b)Herbs/nice smells, praying or
 human excrement
                                 return
Question
What was the
impact of these
on Public
Health?
Answer
Poor living conditions meant little
sanitation and easy spreading of
infectious diseases
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Question
What does this
picture show about
cholera?
Answer
It was water-borne
and spread through
water pumps
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Question
How did war impact on public
health during the middle ages?
Answer
Governments were
not interested in
public health, only
war
                           return
Question
Briefly describe the purpose of
the NHS




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Question: What cure does this
show?


                  - 60 =?
Answer
Salversan 606
                          return
Question
How were x-
rays used as
cures?
Answer
Marie Curie noticed they
killed some cells – they
were used for
radiotherapy against
tumours and lumps
                           return
Question
How did microscopes
eventually lead to medical
cures?



Answer
Allowed them to find germs,
the cause of disease       return
Question – What problems are there facing
public health now?




Answer – Obesity, heart-disease, mental-
health issues (depression)
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