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Hist of Medicine HST

Chap.1 Important people: Diversified Health Occupations

Hippocrates Created standard of medical ethics
Aristotle Facts over theory. Comparative anatomy.
Leonardo da Vinci First real drawings of the anatomy of the body
William Harvey Circulation of blood
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Invented microscope
Rene Laennec Invented stethoscope
Joseph Priestly Discovered oxygen
Benjamin Franklin Found colds can be passed person-person
Edward Jenner Small pox vaccine
Ignaz Semmelweisse Handwashing
Louis Pasteur Microorganisms cause disease
Jonas Salk Dead Polio Virus provides immunity from disease
Alfred Sabin Live Polio Virus provides better immunity from disease than dead virus
Florence Nightingale 1st nursing school. Made nursing a respectable profession
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