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Hippocrates - c43
Was an ancient Greek doctor, his ideas and books were very influential in roman times and beyond. He dismissed the idea that god caused disease- he believed there was a physical reason for illness, which needed a physical cure.
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Claudius Galen - c1350
was a greek doctor who worked in Ancient Rome. He wrote many books about his theories on human anatomy and treatments for disease- he developed hippocrates idea of balancing the four humours and the theory off opposites
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Andreas Vesalius - 1543
proved that many of Galen's ideas were incorrect. He drew the muscles, skeleton, nerves and organs of the human body from disections. he published the book 'fabric of the human body' which meant others could learn about human anatomy.
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William Harvey - 1628
was a london doctor, he discovered that galen's ideas about blood were wrong.he discovered that veins carried only blood, which was pumped through the body by the heart. he published his findings in an anatomical account.
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Edward Jenner - 1769
realised there was a link between small pox and cowpox (not deadly), he used the pus of a cowpox blister to annoculate a boy and found that it prevented him from getting smallpox and wasnt harmfull.
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John Snow - 1848
Was a doctor, he thought that cholera was spread through water not ‘bad air’; when cholera broke out he mapped out deaths in an area and found a link to 1 pump. he stopped the use of that pump and the number of deaths fell- proving his theory
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James Simpson - 1847
Discovered chloroform, wrote articles and gave lectures to promote its use in surgery and childbirth
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Louis Pasteur - 1861
published his 'germ theory' which explained that microbes (germs) in the air caused decay.
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Robert Koch - 1861 (ish)
linked bacteria to disease (from pasteurs idea). he identified the specific microbes that caused anthrax in sheep, and the microbes causing tb and cholera. he discovered that chemical dyes stained bacterial, making it easier to see under a microscope
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Joseph Lister - 1877
was a surgeon in Glasgow, his experiments lead to the development of antiseptics
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was a greek doctor who worked in Ancient Rome. He wrote many books about his theories on human anatomy and treatments for disease- he developed hippocrates idea of balancing the four humours and the theory off opposites

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proved that many of Galen's ideas were incorrect. He drew the muscles, skeleton, nerves and organs of the human body from disections. he published the book 'fabric of the human body' which meant others could learn about human anatomy.

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was a london doctor, he discovered that galen's ideas about blood were wrong.he discovered that veins carried only blood, which was pumped through the body by the heart. he published his findings in an anatomical account.

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realised there was a link between small pox and cowpox (not deadly), he used the pus of a cowpox blister to annoculate a boy and found that it prevented him from getting smallpox and wasnt harmfull.

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