Medicine Through Time (Key Individuals)

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Pastuer
In 1861, he published the Germ Theory, which gave many other theories at the time an explanation to the science behind them. He also worked on Vaccinations once Koch found out the microbes for disease
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Koch
Discovered the specific microbes and developed vaccinations. Remember that Koch and Pasteur worked as some sort of "Rivalry"
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Hippocrates
The first person to think of a scientific explaination of disease with "The theory of the four Humours", made the Hippocratic Oath, urged doctors into diagnosing and recording data, and wrote "The Hippocratic collection of Books"
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Galen
Galen developed on the work of Hippocrates which for many years was believed and backed by Religion. He developed onto Hippocrates work and Developed the "Theory of the Opposites" and fixed many of Hippocrates mistakes. He was believed for 1500 years
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Paré
Developed ligatures to stop bleeding, he also was one of the first people to start developing false limbs and created an ointment instead of Cauterising
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Vesalius
Vesalius stole bodies from public places to dissect and provide details on anatomy. He gave us specific details on the body and its functions, and wrote "The Fabric Of The Human Body", He proves many of Galen's findings wrong
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Harvey
He is most noted for his work on discovering that the heart pumped blood, and that he proved it with back up of many people, another thing Galen was wrong about.
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Jenner
Edward Jenner was the pioneer of the Vaccine, he discovered that people who contracted Cowpox did not contract the disease Smallpox, and went on to develop a vaccine for it in 1796. Smallpox now has been eradicated from the world
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Nightingale
Nightingale, also known as 'The Lady with the Lamp' was an English nurse sent to the Crimean war, she worked on cleaning the hospitals and ensuring a sterile enviroment for helping the wounded, she later opened her own nursing school after the War
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Mary Seacole
Mary Seacole did the work similar to Nightingale, except she was a war zone nurse, and she choose to go, and wasn't goverment sent to the war, unlike Nightingale aswell, she recieved little credit for her work she did in Crimea
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Joseph Lister
Lister was the first person to discover the work of an anti-septic, he found that Carbolic Acid cleaned the sewage systems and found its effectiveness in surgical theatres
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Marie Curie (Minor Modern)
She developed X-Rays
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Fleming
Fleming is responsible for the discovery of Penicillin, he found out this by accident when he left some bacteria on his workstation before he went on Holiday, when he came back he realised that on certain areas, bacteria wouldn't grow
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Florey & Chain
They mass produced Penicillin during the war after realising the potential this drug had in saving the lives of the public
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Watson & Crink
Probably the most modern people on here (Plus, one of them is actually still alive!) Watson & Crick discovered the double helix structure of DNA
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Beveridge
Beveridge's reports give a suggestion for a National Health Service (NHS), and a better public Health in general
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Bevan
Bevan was the Minister of Health which passed the act for the National Health Service, one of many key developments during the liberal reforms of the UK
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Discovered the specific microbes and developed vaccinations. Remember that Koch and Pasteur worked as some sort of "Rivalry"

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The first person to think of a scientific explaination of disease with "The theory of the four Humours", made the Hippocratic Oath, urged doctors into diagnosing and recording data, and wrote "The Hippocratic collection of Books"

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Galen developed on the work of Hippocrates which for many years was believed and backed by Religion. He developed onto Hippocrates work and Developed the "Theory of the Opposites" and fixed many of Hippocrates mistakes. He was believed for 1500 years

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Developed ligatures to stop bleeding, he also was one of the first people to start developing false limbs and created an ointment instead of Cauterising

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