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History Of Medicine

study guide for the history of medicine Kassandra Carrillo 0333893

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1. Marie Curie Isolated radium in 1910
2. Gregory Mendel Established patterns of heredity
3. Edward Jenner Developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1796
4. Romans Began public health and sanitation systems
5. William Roentgen Discovered X-Rays in 1895
6. Hippocrates The father of medicine
7. Sir Alexander Flemming Discovered penicillin in 1928
8. Leonardo Da Vinci Artist who used dissection to draw the human body
9. Dark Ages Emphasis was placed on saving th soul and study of medicine was prohibited
10. Clara Barton Founded the American Red Cross in 1881
11. Egyptians Earliest people known to maintain accurate health records
12. Louis Pasteur Began pasteurizing mil to kill bacteria
13. Chinese Used acupuncture
14. Robert Koch Developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens
15. Florence Nightingale Founder of modern nursing
16. Joseph Lister Began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery
17. Gabriel Fahrenheit Created the first mercury thermometer
18. Jonas Salk Developed polio vaccine in 1952
19. Rhazes An ARab physician who began the use if animal gut for suture material.
20. Gregory Mendel Established patterns of heredity