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Health Care history

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Digitalis from foxglove plants & used to strengthen and slow heart
Quinine from bark of cinchona tree & controls fever and muscle spasms and treats malaria
Belladonna and Atropine from poisonous nightshade plant & relieves muscle spasms especially gastrointestinal
Morphine from opium poppy & relieves severe pain
Egyptian times first to study diseases
Egyptian times believed demons caused diseases
Egyptian times embalming
Egyptian times earliest to keep health records
Greek Medicine 1st to study diseases
Roman Medicine developed sanitation systems
Roman Medicine aqueducts, sewers, and public baths
Dark and middle ages terrible epidemics
Dark and middle ages quarantine laws passed
Created by: maggiecatb28