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Hipocrates
Believed in observation and delveloped the theory of the Four Humours
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Lister
First person to develop antiseptic. Noticed that carbolic acid reduced the risk of infection
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Pare
Discovered that soothing lotions healed gunshot wounds better than hot oil and was the first person to use ligatures
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Koch
Proved the Germ Theory and identified bacteria/germs that caused certain illnesses
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Galen
Roman army doctor who discovered alot about anatomy. His medical books were used for hundreds of years
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Fleming
Noticed that there were no germs around some mould and led to the development of penicillin
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Visalious
Dissected bodies and noticed mistakes in Galen's work. He also wrote lots of books about anatomy
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Jenner
Noticed a connection between cowpox and smallpox which led to the first vaccination
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Simpson
Discovered that Chloroform could be used as an anaesethetic and so it became widely
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First person to develop antiseptic. Noticed that carbolic acid reduced the risk of infection

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Discovered that soothing lotions healed gunshot wounds better than hot oil and was the first person to use ligatures

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Proved the Germ Theory and identified bacteria/germs that caused certain illnesses

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Roman army doctor who discovered alot about anatomy. His medical books were used for hundreds of years

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