Medicine through time key dates

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  • MEDICINE THROUGH TIME KEY IDEAS
    • 2nd century
      • Galen  believes in the theory of opposites and writes over 350 books on his ideas.
    • 1348
      • Black Death
        • People believed god sent the plague
          • Flaggelence
        • Miasma
          • BurningBarrels of Tar
        • Treatments included fasting and praying
          • Theory of opposites
            • 4 humours
    • 1548
      • Vesalius promotes enquiring spirit
        • Discovers faults with Galens work, including how the jaw is only one bone
        • 'The fabric of the human body'
    • 1616
      • William Harvey
        • Disproved Galens theory of the blood being used up
          • Experimented mice using rods
    • 1798
      • Jenner proved than inoculating with  cowpox prevents smallpox
    • 1831
      • First cholera epidemic
    • 1826
      • Listers multilense microscope
    • 1842
      • Chawick produces the book the sanitary conditions of the labouring population.
    • 1847
      • Semmelwiss makes midwifes wash their hands cutting death rates
    • Massive Cholera epidemic
      • Jon Snow proves diseases water born in 1854

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