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Hippocrates (Ancient Greece)
Theory of the four humours; Hippocratic oath; Natural causes; Scientific approach- observe, record, theory, test, record
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Galen (Roman Empire)
Theory of opposites; Knowledge of anatomy; Observation; 350 books
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Vesalius (Renaissance)
Corrected Galen on anatomy
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Paré (Renaissance)
Ointment for gunshot wounds; Ligatures; False limbs
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Harvey (Renaissance)
Blood Circulation- One way; Pump
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Jenner (18th Century)
Smallpox vaccination by infecting with cowpox
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Chadwick (19th Century)
Chadwick's report; Public health acts
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Semmelweiss (19th Century)
Doctors wash hands before entering maternity wards
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Simpson (19th Century)
Chloroform- Better aneasthetic than ether
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Snow (19th Century)
Cholera is spread by water not air
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Farr (19th Century)
Registers all births and deaths
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Nightingale (19th Century)
Improved hospitals during Crimean War; Set up nursing schools
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Seacole (19th Century)
Provide drinks and food for soldiers during Crimean War; Tended to wounded and sick
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Pasteur (19th Century)
Germ Theory- Bacteria causing decay; Pasteurisation; Dicovered how to create vaccinations for chicken cholera; Then human disease vaccinations
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Koch (19th Century)
Specific bacteriums causing diesease
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Lister (19th Century)
Starts antiseptic surgery using Carbolic Acid
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Fleming (20th Century)
Discovers Penicillin but it takes ages to create enough
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Florey and Chain (20th Century)
Developed Penicillin and mass produced it in America
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Barnard (20th Century)
First human heart transplant
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Theory of opposites; Knowledge of anatomy; Observation; 350 books

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Galen (Roman Empire)

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Corrected Galen on anatomy

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Ointment for gunshot wounds; Ligatures; False limbs

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Blood Circulation- One way; Pump

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