Medicine through time- Key dates (NOT FINISHED 19/3/19)

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  • Medicine through time- Key dates
    • Galen
      • Ancient greek doctors (ideas still used/believed because of church)
    • Hippocrates
      • Ancient greek doctors (ideas still used/believed because of church)
    • 1345
      • Unusual alignment of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn
    • 1533
      • Act for dissolution of the Monastries
        • Meant lots of hospitals had to shut
    • 1537
      • Vesalius published de Human corpus
    • 1440
      • Printing press invented
    • 1348
      • Black death
        • All of Europe affected, 2 types pneumonic and bubonic
    • 1664
      • Unusual alignments of planets
    • 1665
      • London plague, little improvement since last
    • 1660
      • Royal society formed
    • 1722,1723,1740-42, 1796
      • Smallpox epidemics
    • 1628
      • Harvey suggested blood was pumped around the body
    • 1847
      • James simpson discovers Chloroform
    • 1848
      • 1st Public health act
    • 1846
      • Ether was discovered
    • 1854
      • Crimean War
        • Mary Seacole/Florence Nightingale helped improve hospitals
    • 1796
      • Jenner's cowpox experiment
    • 1854
      • Snow proves link between cholera and water
    • 1831
      • Cholera epidemic
    • 1867
      • Joseph Lister discovered Carbolic acid
    • 1842
      • Chadwick helps sort out cholera (towns vs cities)
    • 1875
      • 2nd Public health act/ Government improvements
    • 1881
      • Koch discovers anthrax causing bactera
    • 1861
      • Germ theory discovered by Pasteur
    • 1901
      • First successful blood transfusion
    • 1905
      • Erhlich discovers salvarsan 606
    • 1914
      • WW1 broke out
    • 1915
      • Thomas Splint invented the splint
    • 1928
      • Alexander Fleming discovers penecillin
    • 1932
      • Prontasil is discovered
    • 1937-45
      • Florey and chain develop penicillin as a drug
    • 1946
      • Bevan convinces 90% of doctors to join NHS act
    • 1948
      • 1st day of NHS
    • 1952
      • Charges in NHS introduced
    • 1991
      • Cigar and tobacco advertising was banned
    • 2007
      • Smoking in public places was banned

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