History of Healthcare Gabrielsen

Timeline created by Hannagbri764
In History
  • Period:
    4,000 BCE
    to
    3,000 BCE

    Primitive Time

  • 3,900 BCE

    Important medicine still used today

    Important medicine still used today
    Important medicine still used today like Morphine and digitalis are medicines found then that are still used today
  • 3,800 BCE

    What they believe caused disease

    What they believe caused disease
    In the primitive times they believed disease was caused by supernatural spirits and demons.
  • 3,700 BCE

    Average lifespan

    In the primitive times the average lifespan was 20 years of age.
  • Period:
    3,000 BCE
    to
    -300 BCE

    Ancient Egyptians

  • 2,900 BCE

    How did the ancient Egyptian’s heal disease .

    How did the ancient Egyptian’s heal disease .
    The ancient Egyptian‘s would call upon the gods to heal them when disease occurred.
  • 2,800 BCE

    Who Were The Physicians

    Who Were The Physicians
    In ancient Egypt priests were the physicians. Imhotep is said to have possibly been the first physician.
  • 2,700 BCE

    Average lifespan in ancient Egypt

    In ancient Egypt the average lifespan was 20 to 30 years.
  • Period:
    1,700 BCE
    to
    220

    Ancient Chinese

  • 1,600 BCE

    Dissection (beliefs and result)

    Dissection (beliefs and result)
    The ancient Chinese had religious prohibitions against dissection, therefore resulted in incorrect knowledge of the body structure.
  • 1,500 BCE

    Importance of the WHOLE body

    They believe they needed to treat the whole body by curing the spirit and nerves in the body.
  • 1,400 BCE

    Average lifespan

    The average lifespan of the ancient Chinese was 20 to 30 years
  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    -200 BCE

    Ancient Greeks

  • Period:
    -753 BCE
    to
    410

    Ancient Romans

  • -460 BCE

    Hippocrates

    Hippocrates
    Hippocrates is called the father of medicine.
  • -384 BCE

    Aristotle

    Aristotle
    Aristotle dissected animals and is called the founder of comparative anatomy.
  • -370 BCE

    Average lifespan

    The average lifespan of the ancient Greeks it was 25 to 35 years
  • -200 BCE

    Sanitation system

    Sanitation system
    Public sanitation included aqueducts to carry clean water, sewer to carry waste materials away, used filtering systems in public best to prevent disease, drained marshes to reduce the incidence malaria.
  • -100 BCE

    Hospitals

    Hospitals
    Hospitals we are religious and charitable institutions house in monasteries and convents.
  • 300

    Average lifespan

    The average lifespan for the ancient Romans was 25 to 35 years
  • 400

    Prohibited study of medicine

    Prohibited study of medicine
    The study of medicine was prohibited because they wanted to save the soul.
  • Period:
    400
    to
    800

    Dark age

  • 500

    How did they treat disease in the dark age?

    How did they treat disease in the dark age?
    Prayer and divine intervention were used to treat illness and disease.
  • 600

    Dark Age average lifespan

    Dark Age average lifespan was 20 to 30 years
  • Period:
    800
    to
    1400

    Middle Age

  • 850

    Medical universities

    Medical universities
    Physicians began to obtain knowledge and medical universities in the ninth century.
  • 900

    Middle-age pandemic pair

    Middle-age pandemic pair
    The bubonic plague killed 3/4 of the population of Europe and Asia
  • 910

    Rhazes

    Rhazes
    Rhazes, an Arab Physician, became known as the Arab Hippocrates
  • 1000

    Average lifespan

    Average lifespan in the middle age was 20 to 35 years
  • Period:
    1350
    to

    Renaissance

  • 1401

    Rebirth

    The rebirth of science and medicine
  • 1425

    Dissection

    Dissection
    Dissection of the body began to allow a better understanding of anatomy and physiology.
  • 1450

    Artists

    Artists
    ArtistsArtist Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci use dissection in order to draw the human body more realistically.
  • 1475

    Average lifespan

    Average lifespan In the renaissance was 30 to 40 years.
  • 1501

    Cause of disease

    Cause of disease
    Cause of disease Cause of disease was unknown, and many people died from infection and puerperal (childbirth) fever.
  • 1501

    Father of modern surgery

    Father of modern surgery
    Ambroise Pare,French surgeon, was known as the father of modern surgery.
  • Period:
    1501
    to

    16th century

  • 1523

    Gabriel Fallopius

    Gabriel Fallopius
    Gabriel Fallopius identify the fallopian tubes in the female and discovered the tympanic membrane in the ear.
  • Average lifespan

    Average lifespan in the 16th century was 35 to 45 years.
  • Period: to

    17th century

  • William Harvey

    William Harvey
    William Harvey described the circulation of blood to and from the heart.
  • Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    Anton Van Leeuwenhoek
    Anton van Leeuwenhoek invented the microscope.
  • Apothecaries

    Apothecaries made, prescribed, and sold medications.
  • Average lifespan

    Average lifespan in the 17 century was 35 to 40 years
  • Period: to

    18th century

  • Gabriel Fahrenheit

    Gabriel Fahrenheit
    Gabriel Fahrenheit made the first mercury thermometer.
  • James Lind

    James Lind
    James Lind prescribe lime juice container and vitamin C to prevent scurvy.
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward Jenner
    Edward Jenner developed a vaccination for smallpox.
  • Average lifespan

    Average lifespan in the 18th century was 40 to 50 years.
  • Period: to

    19th century

  • James Blundell

    James Blundell
    James Blundell performed the first successful blood transfusion on humans.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell

    Elizabeth Blackwell
    Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female physician in the United States.
  • Florence nightingale

    Florence nightingale
    Florence Nightingale Was the founder of modern nursing. Established efficient and sanitary nursing units during the Crimean war in 1854. Open the nightingale school at home for nurses at Saint Thomas‘s hospital in London in 1860. Began professional education of nurses.
  • Clara Barton

    Clara Barton
    Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.
  • Wilhelm Röentgen

    Wilhelm Röentgen
    Wilhelm Röentgen discovered roentgenograms (x-rays)
  • Average lifespan

    Average lifespan in the 19th century was 40 to 60 years.
  • Period: to

    20th century

  • Sir Alexander Fleming

    Sir Alexander Fleming
    Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin
  • Open heart surgery

    The first Heart-Lung machine was used for on open heart surgery.
  • Transplants

    By 1968 a successful heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplant had been preformed.
  • The CAT scan

    The CAT scan
    The computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan was developed.
  • Test tube baby

    Test tube baby
    The first test tube baby was born in England.
  • Average life span

    Average lifespan in the 20th century was 60 to 70 years.