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CH 1 MC1130

MA's profession and history of health care

father of medicine, taught in Greece. Hippocrates
his ideas were based on anatomy and physiology and developed the technique for taking a pulse Galen
father of MODERN anatomy through dissections of the human body Vesalius
discovered heart pumped blood through circulatory system Harvey
founded epidemiology, known as the "English Hippocrates" Sydenham
first to study bacteria and protozoa with a microscope Leeuwenhoek
employed the first anesthesia, ether based, in 1842 Long
discovered X-rays while working with vacuum tubes in 1895 Roentgen
developed the hypodermic needle in 1853 Wood
invented the first EKG in the early 1900s Einthoven
discovered the importance of proper hand hygiene in 1847 Semmelweis
in 1867 found that applying antiseptic to wounds would prevent infection Joseph Lister
he integrated the use o heat for sterilization of surgical instruments, considered father of "Preventive Medicine" Louis Pasteur
he builted America's First Hospital in 1751 Benjamin Franklin
American Red Cross was founded in 1881 by her and also founded the National First Aid Society at age 83 Clara Barton
one of the first notable women in healthcare, she was known for her work with radium, and got 2 Nobel Prizes Marie Curie
founder of nursing, she advanced the care of the poor and improve medical care, founded England Nightingale School of Nursing Florence Nightingale
1st degreed female to practice medicine in the U.S; she was barred in the medical field due to her gender, she opened her own hospital in 1857 in New York Elizabeth Blackwell
3rd woman in the U.S. to earn her medical degree Emily Blackwell
In 1934, he established the first school for training Medical Assistants Dr M. Mandl
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