medicine in medieval England and the black plague
What is the typical treatment for the black plague in medieval England?
Bleeding patients to remove 'bad blood'
Which bacterium is responsible for causing the black plague?
What is one common symptom of the black plague?
Chest pain and difficulty breathing
Which of the following was a medieval remedy believed to protect against the black plague?
Carrying a pomander filled with aromatic herbs
In medieval England, what role did barber-surgeons play in treating the black plague?
Performing surgical procedures to drain infected buboes
What was the mortality rate of the black plague in medieval England?
Which of the following was a notable consequence of the black plague in medieval England?
Significant labor shortage and economic disruption
What was the main mode of transmission for the black plague in medieval England?
Bites from infected fleas on rats
Which social group in medieval England was particularly affected by the black plague?
Peasants and lower-class workers
How long did the black plague pandemic last in medieval England?