Medicine Through Time - Key People

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  • Created on: 24-05-17 19:12
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  • History - Key People
    • John Snow
      • Discovered cholera traveled through water
      • Broad St Pump, Soho - Told everyone water was poisoned
    • Alexander Fleming
      • Discovered penicillin when cleaning petri dishes
      • Didn't do much with the discovery apart from write some research on it
    • Florey and Chain
      • Tested penicillin and got funding for it - saved many in WWI
      • Were funded by America because Britain was unable to afford it
      • If America didn't join the war it wouldn't have been mass produced
      • Alexander Fleming
        • Discovered penicillin when cleaning petri dishes
        • Didn't do much with the discovery apart from write some research on it
    • Hippocrates
      • Created the Four Humours theory, which was believed for ages onward
      • Black Bile, Yellow Bile, Blood and Phlegm
    • Edward Jenner
      • Discovered cowpox prevented people from catching small pox
      • Created vaccinations
    • Galen
      • Helped put out the four humours theory, and gave suggestions for cures
      • Hippocrates
        • Created the Four Humours theory, which was believed for ages onward
        • Black Bile, Yellow Bile, Blood and Phlegm
    • Vesalius
      • Proved Galen and Hippocrates wrong, and created a book about the anatomy of a human
      • Dissected bodies to find out more about the human anatomy
    • Simpson
      • Discovered chloroform could be used as an anaesthetic.
      • Dark age in surgery - more people die than before
    • Lister
      • Creates antiseptic technique, killing any microbes which are in the surgery rooms
      • Eventually leads to the creation of aseptic techniques
    • Pasteur + Koch
      • Pasteur creates the Germ Theory, which says that diseases are caused by bacteria, not miasmas.
      • Koch finds the specific microbe which causes Anthrax, proving the Germ Theory
    • Florence Nightingale
      • Makes hospital standards higher, improving them for the future
      • Was a nurse in the Crimean War

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