Medicine through time

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What is the name of the period of history without written records
Pre-History
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Greek doctor who is known as the father of medicine
Hippocrates
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Name for common Egyptian treatments
purges
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The center of medical knowledge and a relic of Alexander the Great's reign
Alexandria
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A famous Roman doctor who made many discoveries including the brain controlled the body and that blood flowed through veins and ateries
Galen
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The name of the Roman system that brought water into towns
Aqueduct
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What happened to medical knowledge after the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Regressed
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What institute controlled medical knowledge and promoted Galen's ideas
Church
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At what time period did people start to question Galen
Renaissance
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Who created the medical textbook "the fabric of the human body"
Vesalius
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What was the main factor that led to Pare's discovery of a much more humane way to treat gunshot wounds (instead of cauterizing)
Chance
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Who discovered the idea of blood circulation (NOTE: contrary to Galen's idea of blood being constantly destroyed/ generated)
Harvey
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What deadly disease did English doctor Edward Jenner discover a vaccine for
Smallpox
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What was the name for the stance parents took when the British government made smallpox vaccination compulsory
Laissez-faire
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What was the name for the anesthetic that was both an irritant and explosive
Ether
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What branch of medicine did Lister improve with his use of carbolic acid spray
Antiseptics
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What theory did Louis Pasteur come up with in 1861
Germ-theory
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What disease was Pasteur working with when he discovered how to attenuate germs to create a vaccine
Chicken-Cholera
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During which war did Florence Nightingale revolutionize the approach to nursing
Crimean
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What affectionate nickname did Mary Seacole gain from soldiers during the Crimean war
Mother
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Using what technique did Robert Koch identify microbes such as; tuberculosis and anthrax
Dyeing
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What did James Simpson discover when he investigated the anesthetic properties of chemicals
Chloroform
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Who broke the stigma clouding the use of anesthetics in childbirth, by using chloroform for the birth of her son Prince Leopold
Queen-Victoria
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What did Alexander Fleming rediscover in 1928
Penicillin
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Where did Florey and Chain go to mass produce penicillin
America
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What is the name for the method used by Florey and Chain to mass produce penicillin
Freeze-drying
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Which doctor discovered that cholera is a water borne disease and how to dose chloroform with a reduced risk of death
Jon Snow
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where was the pump Jon Snow investigated during a cholera outbreak
Broad-street
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what type of transplant did Christiaan Barnard first carry out successfully
Heart
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What institute did MP Aneurian Bevan start
NHS
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Which political party brought about several liberal reforms aimed at improving public life
liberal
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what is the name when an environment has been removed of all germs, _____ surgery
aseptic
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