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health care chp. 1&2

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TermDefinition
Clara Barton Founded the American red cross in 1881
Leonardo da Vinci Artist who used dissection to draw the human body
Gabriel Fahrenheit created the first mercury thermometer
Sir Alexander Fleming Discovered penicillin in 1928
Hippocrates The father of medicine
Joseph Lister Began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery
Florence Nightingale founder of modern medicine
Louis Pasteur Began pasteurizing milk to kill bacteria
Rhazes An arab physician who began the use of animal gut for suture material
William Roentgen Discovered X-rays in 1895
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek invented the microscope
Rene Laennec invented the stethoscope
Elisabeth Garrett Anderson first female physician in great Britain
Elizabeth Blackwell First female physician in the US
Buddy first seeing eye dog in the US
Long-term care provide assistance and care mainly for elderly patients
emergency care provide special care for accidents or sudden illness
mental health care deal with mental disorders and diseases
industrial health care health centers located in large companies or industry's
dental offices offices owned by one or more dentists
laboratories perform specific tests
home health care provide care in patients home
rehabilitation facilities provide physical, occupational, and other therapies
genetic counseling check for genetic abnormalities and birth defects
Created by: jahnsen