18th & 19th CENTURY MEDICINE

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  • 18th & 19th CENTURY MEDICINE
  • Smallpox
    • 18th & 19th CENTURY MEDICINE
  • Germs
    • 1) The microscope - saw tiny creatures - no connection to disease
  • Pasteur
    • Germs
      • 1) The microscope - saw tiny creatures - no connection to disease
  • Koch
  • Public Health
    • Cholera
      • Snow
  • Cholera
    • Snow
  • The Great Stink
    • Public Health
    • Hospitals
      • Women
        • Florence Nightingale
        • Women allowed to practice medicine by 1870's
      • Florence Nightingale
      • Jenner
        • Smallpox
        • Vaccination - using  cowpox
          • Jenner
          • 2) Miasma
            • 3) Spontaneous Generation -thought disease caused germs
              • Germ Theory & Pasteurisation
                • Pasteur
                  • Koch
                • Proved germs cause disease in humans
                  • Workers were needed for factories so many houses were built back-to-back
                    • Awful conditions -  no toilets, rarely clean water,  sewage entered the river
                      • Workers were needed for factories so many houses were built back-to-back
                      • Chadwick
                        • People believed - miasma
                        • People believed - miasma
                          • Report - streets need cleaner water
                            • Chadwick
                            • Proved cholera was caught through contagion
                              • Report was ignored by government
                                • The waste in the river caused London to smell
                                  • The Great Stink
                                  • Sewers set up - designed by Bazalgette
                                    • Public Health Act 1848
                                      • Sanitary Act 1866
                                        • Public Health Act 1875
                                          • Children
                                            • Death rate increases
                                              • Children
                                              • Not looked after well
                                                • Ether & chloroform
                                                  • Hospitals
                                                  • Still filthy and high risk of infection
                                                    • Antiseptics were later found & hospitals started being clean
                                                      • Germ Theory & Pasteurisation
                                                      • Women allowed to practice medicine by 1870's
                                                      • Improved conditions of hospitals
                                                        • Reudced death rate in Crimea

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