What condition did the iron lung treat?
What was the early medical use of Cannibis Sativa (hemp seed)?
To reduce swelling
To relieve pain
To treat nausea
As an anesthetic
True or false: during the middle ages, many physicians refused to perform surgery so barber-surgeons took on the task.
The Bergonic chair was invented during the First World War. What was its medical use?
To cure shell shock
To treat seizures
To encourage relaxation
To stimulate blood circulation
Pictured are Francis Crick and James Watson. What medical breakthrough are they credited with discovering?
DNA double helix
What is the machine in this picture used for?
Testing for glaucoma
In the late 18th century, German doctor Franz Mesmer invented a new technique for treating mental illness. What was it called?
True or false: the mortality rate among plague doctors was high, as their macabre protection masks offered no real protection.
Public dissections were a common source of entertainment in the 17th century. Which Dutch master painted this scene?
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dr Willem Kolff first successfully treated a patient using his rotating drum kidney machine in 1945. What household objects did he use to build his prototype?
Old car and washing machine parts
Orange juice cans
All of the above