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PRIMITIVE TIMES TREPANNING (BRING HOLE IN SKULL, INSANITY, EPILEPSY)
ANCIENT EGYPTIANS USED LEECHES IN HEALTH CARE
CHINESE USED ACCUPUNCTURE
ANCIENT GREEKS Hipprocrates of Medicine Oath of Hipprocates used today
ANCIENT ROMANS Hospitals and Public Sanitation
ANTON VAN LEEWENHOEK invented Microscope
18th CENTURY GABRIEL FAHRENHEIT INVENTED THE THERMOMETER
EDWARD JENNER VACCINATION FOR SMALL POX
JOSPEH LISTER DISCOVERED DISINFECTANTS AND ANTISEPTICS
CLARA BARTON FOUNDED THE RED CROSS
ROBERT KOCK FATHER OF MICROBIOLOGY, FOUND THE CAUSE OF TB
WILHEIM ROENTGEN DISCOVERED X-RAYS
SIGMUND FREUD FORMED BASIS FOR PSYCHOLOGY
SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING DISCOVERED PENICILLIN
AIDS IDENTIFIED AS A DISEASE IN 1981
HIV IDENTIFIED IN 1984
ENDODONTICS Treatment of disease of the pulp, nerves, blood vessels, and roots of teeth; often called root canal treatment
ORTHODONTICS alignment or straightening of the teeth
ORAL SURGERY surgery on the teeth, mouth and jaw
PEDODONTICS dental treatment of children and adolescents
PERIODONTICS Treatment and prevention of disease of gums, bone and structures supporting the teeth
PROSTHODONTICS Replacement of natural teeth with artifical teeth or dentures
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN Operate electrograph machines, which record electrical impulses that originate in the heart
ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST They operate an instrument to record electrical activity in brain
PARAMEDIC (EMT-P), Perform all basic EMT duties plus in-depth patient assessment and advance life support ACLS, ECG
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE Diagnoses, treats, and prevent diseases or disorders may specialize
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (PA) perform routine physical exam, basic diagnostic test, x minor injuries and make preliminary diagnoses, prescribe treatments
MEDICAL ASSISTANT Prepare the patient for exams, take vital signs, and medical histories, assist with procedures, perform basic lab tests
PSYCHIATRICS Physicians who specialize in diagnosing and treating mental illness
PSYCHOLOGISTS study human behavior and use knowledge to help individuals deal with problems of everyday living
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Treatment helps patient regain function, adapt to disabilities and acquire independence, ( upper body)
PHYSICAL THERAPIST Provide treatments to improve mobility and predisabling joint, bone, muscle, or nerve injuries or disease
AUDIOLOGIST Provide care to individuals who have hearing impairments
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH technicians that operate electrocardiograph machines, electrical impulses of the heart
Created by: healthjuniors