Medicine 1500 - 1700

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  • Medicine 1500 - 1700
    • Vesalius
      • 1514
      • Success to surgery was proper understanding
      • Performed dissections
      • 'Fabric of the Human Body'
        • 1543
        • Pointed out Galen's mistakes
      • Encouraged others to question Galen
      • Works printed and copied
    • Thomas Sydenham
      • "English Hippocrates"
      • Practical experience
      • Thought disease could be classified
      • Showed scarlet fever was different to measles
      • 'Medical Observations'
        • 1676
        • Used for 200 years after printing
    • William Harvey
      • 1578
      • Royal College of Physicans
      • Physicians for James I and Charles I
      • Proved blood circulated
      • 'On the Motions of the Heart and the Blood'
        • 1628
        • Map of how the body worked
      • Blood transfusions attempted
        • Rarely successful
          • Wrong blood type / shock
      • Not believed by everyone
    • The Great Plague
      • Broke out in 1665
      • Death toll of 100,000
      • People tried to flee
      • Doctors / priests most affected
        • Visited those with the Plague
      • Ideas of causes
        • Transference
        • Miasma
        • God
        • Superstition
      • Councils took action
        • Quarantine those affected
        • Crowded areas closed
        • Mass graves
        • Kill cats and dogs
      • Great Fire of London 1666 helped wipe it out
    • Royal Society
      • Founded 1660
      • Chaged perceptions
      • Encouraged inquiring attitudes
      • Supported by Charles II
      • Important for spreading ideas
      • Published magazine 'Philosophical Translations'
      • Published Hooke's 'Micrographia' 1665
    • Improvement
      • Free hospitals
      • New weapons = new injuries
        • Find ways to treat these injuries
      • Licensing of doctors
      • College of Physicians
        • 1518
      • Exploration
        • New ingredients for medicines

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