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History Medicine Through Time - Revision
Important Individuals (roughly 37)
Hippocrates Ancient Greece Disease and
Infection
Aristotle Ancient Greece Disease and Infection
Herophilus Ancient Greece Surgery and Anatomy
Galen Ancient Rome Surgery and Anatomy
Rhazes Middle Ages Disease and
Infection
Abul Kasim Middle Ages Surgery and
Anatomy
Ibn Sina Middle Ages Disease and
Infection
Ibn an-Nafis Middle Ages Surgery and
Anatomy
Andreas Vesalius Renaissance Surgery and Anatomy
Ambroise Paré Renaissance Surgery and Anatomy
William Harvey Renaissance Surgery and Anatomy
Edward Jenner Industrial Revolution Disease and Infection
Louis Pasteur Industrial Revolution Disease and infection
Robert Koch Industrial Revolution Disease and Infection
Elizabeth Blackwell Industrial Revolution
E. Garrett Anderson Industrial Revolution
Mary Seacole Industrial Revolution
Florence Nightingale Industrial Revolution Public Health
Joseph Lister Industrial Revolution Disease and Infection
John Snow Industrial Revolution Disease and Infection
Edwin Chadwick Industrial Revolution Public Health
Octavia Hill Industrial Revolution Public Health
James Simpson Industrial Revolution Surgery and Anatomy
Humphrey Davey Industrial Revolution Surgery and Anatomy
Crawford Long Industrial Revolution Surgery and anatomy
Ignaz Semmelweiss Industrial Revolution Disease and Infection
Paul Ehrlich 20th Century Disease and Infection
Alexander Fleming 20th Century Disease and Infection
Howard Florey 20th Century Disease and Infection
Ernest Chain 20th Century Disease and Infection
Francis Crick 20th Century Disease and Infection
James Watson 20th Century Disease and Infection

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Wilhelm Röntgen 20th Century Surgery and Anatomy
Marie Curie 20th Century Surgery and Anatomy
Karl Landsteiner 20th Century Surgery and Anatomy
Archibald McIndoe 20th Century Surgery and
Anatomy
Christiaan Barnard20th Century Surgery and Anatomy
Helmuth Wesse 20th Century Surgery and Anatomy
Hippocrates
Believed in balancing elements. Introduced a natural approach to medicine.…read more

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Developed anatomical understanding, found errors in Galen such as there
being no holes in the septum. He produced charts of blood and the nervous
system. Wrote `De Humani Corporis Fabrica' - The Fabric of the Human Body.
Ambroise Pare
Made the `digestive' solution when he ran out of oil and it worked. Used
ligatures. Made prosthetics and challenged the Bazoar Stone.
William Harvey
Found that blood flowed on way around the body. Showed the heart acted like
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Joseph Lister
Carbolic Spray. Experimented using it as an antiseptic, later developed it to use
in operations. Also, he improved Pare's ligatures using sterilised catgut.
John Snow
Studied an outbreak of cholera, using careful observation, and suspected it had
been spreading from a public water pump.
Edwin Chadwick
In 1835, he set up the `Municipal Corporations Act.'. In 1838, he carried out an
investigation into Public Health conditions in London.…read more

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Managed to mass produce penicillin and successfully treat a patient with it.
Were funded by America after the bombing of Pearl Harbour
Francis Crick and James Watson
Discovered the structure of DNA, proved it was in every cell and passed on
from parent to child.
Wilhelm Rontgen
Discovered that rays of light covered in a tube were lighting up a far wall. They
could pass through wood and flesh - he called them X-rays.…read more

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