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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 found mistakes in Galen's work. He aslo wrote lots of books on anatomy
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Jenner
Found a connection between cowpox and smallpox which led up the first vaccination
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Simposon
Discovered that Chloroform could be an anesethetic and so it became widely used after Queen Victoria used it for childbirth
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Harvey
Discovered that the heart pumps blood around the body and also worked out the amount of blood in the body
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Edwin Chadwick
Compiled a report on the social conditions of the working classes. His findings led to the government passing public health reforms
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Pasteur
A french scientist who developed the Germ Theory but could not prove it
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Florey and Chain
They tested Flemings theories on penicillin, first on mice, then on a policeman and knew that it worked
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Nightingale
She improved conditions at the military hospital in Scutari. She made sure it was clean and that the patients were well looked after. She then published a book and set up a training scheme for nurses
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Proved the Germ Theory and identified bacteria/germs that caused certain illnesses

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