Factors effecting medicine and treatment

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Factors effecting change in medicine and treatment

) supporting change

) supporting continuity 

Science and technology-

0 The printing press helped to spread ideas

0 Microscopes helped make germs visible

0 There were improvements in equipment (MRI scanners, endoscopes) 

0 Crystallography meant that scientists discovered DNA 


0 Practice with wounds 

0 Galen's surgical experience 

0 Funding for blood clotting


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