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hx of medicine1

Ancient Romans Began public health and sanitation systems
Edward Jenner Developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1796
Hippocrates The father of medicine
Joseph Lister Began using disinfectants and antieptics during surgery.
Florence Nightingale Founder of modern nursing.
Jonas Salk Developed polio vaccine in 1952
Benjamin Franklin Invented bifocals
Clara Barton Founded the American Red Cross in 1881
Sir Alexander Flemming Discovered penicillin in 1928
Pasteurization The act or process of heating a beverage or other food, such as milk or beer, to a specific temperature for a specific period of time in order to kill microorganisms that could cause disease, spoilage, or undesired fermentation.
When was AIDS identified as a disease? In the 80's
Retrovirus Any of a group of viruses, many of which produce tumors, that contain RNA and reverse transcriptase, including the virus that causes AIDS.
Leonardo Da Vinci Artist who used dissection to draw the human body
X-Rays were invented by accident by William Roetgen
Easiest way to prevent spread of bacteria? washing hands
Created by: malta18