Factors affecting the development of medicine.

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  • Factors of Change in the development of Medicine.
    • Role of Individual
      • Hippocrates
        • Greek Doctor B.460 BCE
        • Clinical Observation
          • Observing patients carefully and writing down what was wrong.
          • Still used today
        • 4 Humours
          • Black Bile
            • Earth
          • Yellow Bile
            • Fire
          • Phlegm
            • Water
          • Blood
            • Air
      • Galen
        • Greek but studied in Egypt.
        • Follower of Hippocrates
        • First doctor to encourage dissection even though it was illegal.
        • Wrote many books which were edited by Islamic Scholars
          • Many Doctors could read their books and learn how to do certain methods
        • Doctor to Gladiators
          • Gained a lot of experience.
      • Pare
        • Found a new way of sealing wounds on battlefield.
          • Used ligatures to tie blood vessels for the first time.
            • New developed way of treating wounds.
        • Learnt a lot from being a Army  Surgeon
      • Florence Nightingale
        • Published notes and books
          • Set up Britain's first nurse training school
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        • Set up Britain's first nurse training school
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    • Religion
      • Egyptian religion belived in the afterlife
        • Better understanding
      • Christian Church
        • Persuaded people to go to the crusades
          • More medical knowledge was discovered their doctors were more knowledgeable
          • Cost a lot of money which could have been spent on health
        • Hinders Medical Development
          • Pray was the only cure
            • They didn't really discover any new cures of diseases
          • Church taught disease was a punishment from God.
    • Technology
      • Xrays meant doctors could see what was wrong with a patient before actually giving them anything as people often died of shock from sugery
      • Refrigeration technology
        • Blood banks could be set up
      • First world war
        • Geoffrey Keynes developed a machine to store blood and carry out transfusions.
    • War
      • War made travel difficult but it did improve the skills of surgeons
      • WW1 demanded blood transfusions and other type of new techniques e.g plastic limbs and it was also a time of women becoming nurses
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  • First world war
    • Geoffrey Keynes developed a machine to store blood and carry out transfusions.

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