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Important HC ppl

TermDefinition
Hippocrates Father of modern medicine
Aristotle First to study anatomy
Claudius Galen Blood flow through the arteries
Leonardo da Vinci First to do dissections
Ambroise Pare Father of modern surgery
William Harvery Blood flow through the body
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek First discovered bacteria with a microscope
Joseph Priestly Discovered oxygen
Benjamin Franklin Making bifocals
Edward Jenner Smallpox vaccine
Rene Laennec Invented stethoscope
Semmelweis Hand washing
Elizabeth Blackwell First female physician
Florence Nightingale Training of nurses
Joseph Lister First to use antiseptic
Paul Elrich Treatment of Syphillis
Clara Barton Founder of American Red Cross
Louis Pasteur invented Pasteurization
Sigmund Freud Father of psycology
Alexander Fleming Penicillin
Jonas Salk Polio Vaccine
Alfred Sabin Oral Polio Vaccine
Wilhelm Roentgen Discovered X-Rays
received passive treatment patients of the past
quinine plant from the bark of cinchona tree
digitalis plant foxglove plants
quinine uses controls fever and muscle spasms, malaria
digitalis uses strengthen and slow heart
belladonna and atropine plant poisonous nightshade plant
belladonna and atropine uses relieve muscle spasms, usually gastrointestinal
morphine plant opium poppy
morphine uses relieves severe pain
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