Medicine through time

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Hippocrates 400BC Greece -4 humours inbalanced

Galen ancient Rome surgeon

Versalius Renaissance-detalied pictures of the body -corrected over 200yrs of Galens work

Pare-Renaissance-war surgeon-ointment egg yolk-ligatures to stop bleeding

Harvey-Renaissance-discovered that the heart pumped blood around the body and that it circulated in one direction -by pushing metal rods into veins-Published book in 1628-Proved Galen wrong he though that blood was prodcued by the liver and burnt up by the heart

Jenner-18th century-cowpox  into a boy to make him immune to smallpox-vaccination made in 1798…


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