How far did medical ideas improve in Renaissance c1350-c1750?
- The work of Andreas Veslius
- read Galen's work
- his dissections led him to discover over 200 mistakes with Galen's work
- at first, he feared sharing his ideas with others
- but after confirming his findings, he told others
- the reaction from most was hostile (horrible)
Why was Vesalius' work important?
- first person to challenge Galen
- dissection&experiment proved that there was more to learn
- successfully challenged…