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Medical History

Timeline created by bassittcristian
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Medical advances from 1877 through 1900s Germ Theory of Disease
Aspirin developed
First vaccines

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Government involvement in the medical field 1877 to 2010 How the government has been and continues to be involved in medicine and medical changes/advances

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Medical changes from 1900s through 1920 Infectious diseases and their tracking
Public health developments

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Medical advances 1920 to 1930 Insulin developed
Penicillin discovered

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Medical changes 1930 to 1950 Heart lung machine used
Cardiac pacemaker developed

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Medical advances 1950 to 1960 Prepaid health plans
Heart disease No.1 killer of Americans
DNA molecular structure described
First artificial heart in a dog

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Medical advances 1960 to 1980 Many new vaccines
Smallpox eradicated

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Medical changes 1980 to 1990 First human artificial heart
HIV named

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Medical advances 1990 to 2000 MRI 3-D developed
First animal cloned
New "Principles of Infection"
Nerve transplants

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Medical advances 2000 to 2010 Stem cell discoveries
Many developments in all areas of the medical field