Key Indeviduals Sheet

I made this for my "History of Medicine" course, it is a long document of all the key indeviduals in medicine. I added dates to aid in ordering. What i did with this is printed 2 copies and cut out one copy and stick each person on a revision card and keep the other copy intact, and revised what each person did with the revision cards.

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Key Themes: Individuals

Hippocrates (c. 400 BC)
Made the "Hippocratic Oath"
Took a scientific approach to illness
Theory of the 4 Humours (Blood, Phlegm, Yellow Bile and Black Bile)
Theory of the 4 Humours- Unbalanced humours caused illness
Encouraged cleaning, brushing their teeth, and exercise
Clinical observation
Thought to have…

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Vesalius (c. 1543 AD)
In 1543 Vesalius published "On the Structure of the Human Body"- the book had many detailed pictures
with annotation
Was allowed, and did many dissections
Proved Galen wrong on multiple occasions
o The human jaw was made up of one bone not two
o The heart…

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In 1842, Chadwick published "Report on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Great
Britain"
He proposed that a healthy population would save money rather than cost money.
The statistics of mortality and sickness shocked upper classes

Doctor Horace Wells(c. 1844 AD)
In 1844 Horace used Nitrous Oxide in…

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In 1882, Pasteur developed "Rabies" vaccine

Joseph Lister (c. 1865 AD)
In 1865, Lister used carbolic acid as a method for killing germs "anti-septic surgery".
Lister had seen it used on sewage to keep smell down, so he tested if it could be used to kill infection

Robert Koch (c.…

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