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Roman Britain Medical Breakthroughs Public Health
1. Hippocrates 1. Edward Jenner 1. Public health 1350
2. Galen 2. Louis Pasteur 2. The plague 1665
3. Public Health 3. Robert Koch 3. Public health 1700
4. Quick Quiz 4. Watson and Crick 4. Why was nothing done?
Middle Ages 5. Quick quiz
5. Edwin Chadwick
1. What happened after Romans Changing Treatments
left? 1. Patent medicines 6. Important factors
2. Training of doctors 2. Vaccinations 7. Conservatism
3. Where to go for help 3. Treatments and cures 8. BUT...
4. Cause of disease 4. Penicillin 9. Individuals
5. Treatment 5. Florey and Chain 10. Liberal government
6. Quick quiz 6. Preventions 11. National Insurance Act
Black Death 7. Quick quiz 12. How did people react to the
1. What happened? Medical Training Liberal reforms?
2. Christian church 1. Hospitals in 1800s 13. More developments
Renaissance 2. Florence Nightingale
14. The NHS
1. Andreas Vesalius 3. Hospitals since Nightingale
2. William Harvey 4. Women doctors 15. Quick quiz
3. Growth of science 5. Training through time
6. Quick quiz PAST PAPER!
6. Everyday treatments
7. Quick quiz
· The Theory of the Four Humours claimed in the body there were four main substances (the
`humours') and they were the cause of disease.
· If the humours were out of balance it was the job of the doctors to balanced them again e.g.
By bleeding if someone had a fever.
· The oath was created to give people confidence in doctors and make it clear they couldn't
always cure their patients
· In the oath doctors swear to keep everything confidential and to try their best to save a life
a modern version is still used today
Collection of books
· The Hippocratic Collection recorded some of the first detailed lists of symptoms and
treatments; they were used for centuries afterwards
Observing and recording
· Hippocrates showed it was important to observe and record the symptoms and conditions of
his patients to find possible cures
· Doctors were encouraged to look for natural treatments
· Patients were emphasised to stay healthy with exercise and a good diet