Dates and Events in the Renaissance

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Ambroise Pare first uses rose oil, turpentine and egg yolk to seal off and amputated limb.
1536 - He ran out of boiling oil to use on the French soldiers.
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Andreas Vesalius publishes his book "The Fabric of the Human Body".
1543 - This included drawings showing the muscles, nerves, organs and skeleton of the human body based on directions.
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William Harvey publishes his book "An Anatomical Account of the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals"
1628 - This explained how the heart worked as a pump that circulated blood around the body.
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First introduction of inoculation to British people.
1721 - Lady Mary Wortley Montague had her children inoculated against smallpox by exposing them to a more mild case of the disease with hope that the next time they caught it the attack wouldn't be as severe.
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Edward Jenner creates the smallpox vaccination.
1796 - He used cowpox (a weaker version of smallpox) to prevent someone from catching the disease.
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Doctors have to pass an exam to start practicing medicine.
1815 - This is introduced by the Royal College of Surgeons.
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The invention of the first stethoscope.
1816 - It was later developed in the 1860's to become the one we know today.
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The smallpox vaccination is made compulsory.
1852 - It wasn't widely effective at first but by 1980 the disease had been eradicated worldwide.
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Florence Nightingale works as a nurse in the Crimean War.
1854 - It was here that she picked up all her ideas about how to improve hospitals back home and on the front line.
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The General Medical Council is set up.
1858 - This is to register all doctors before they can practice medicine.
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Louis Pasteur develops his germ theorie.
1861 - This proved that micro-organisms caused disease, and not the other way round (spontaneous generation theory)
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The first thermometer was invented.
1866 - Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt invented one to produce a patients temperature reading within 5 minuets.
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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson sets up a School of Medicine for Women in London.
1874 - This inspired other women such as Sophie Jex-Blake to fight for a job in medicine.
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Robert Koch discovered the germ that causes anthrax.
1875 - By growing the germ in a dish of agar jelly.
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The first device to me sure blood pressure is developed.
1881 - very helpful for hospitals and was later developed into a device that a doctor could carry with them.
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1543 - This included drawings showing the muscles, nerves, organs and skeleton of the human body based on directions.

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1628 - This explained how the heart worked as a pump that circulated blood around the body.

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1721 - Lady Mary Wortley Montague had her children inoculated against smallpox by exposing them to a more mild case of the disease with hope that the next time they caught it the attack wouldn't be as severe.

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