History of Medicine

Timeline created by darlaf000
  • 400

    Greeks 400 B.C.E began the study of diseases

    Greeks 400 B.C.E began the study of diseases
    The father of medicine, wrote a code of ethics for physicians called the hippocratic oath. A number of medical books were written around his work such as the natural explanation, clinical observation, and the code of behavior. so doctors had to treat their patients with respect not taken advantage of them.
  • 500

    Egyptians 500-3500 B.C.E

    Egyptians 500-3500 B.C.E
    Earlist people to keep accurate records, identified some specific diseases, used medicens to heal diseases, and splint fractures
  • Sep 7, 1400

    The Renaissance 1400-1650 the rebirth of science

    The Renaissance 1400-1650 the rebirth of science
    the renaissance stimulated medical practice just as it did all other european intellectual for all scholars and physicians to begain the study medicine. medical schools built, and the printing press made books possible and knoledge shared. Human body dissection was now allowed but the church did no permit the dissection in the church that "god fearing bodies" so it was often the bodies of criminals or "sinners". Doctors leared about anatomy from watching these dissections.
  • Dec 8, 1400

    Dark and Middle Ages Medicine practiced only in the monistary

    Dark and Middle Ages  Medicine practiced only in the monistary
    curing the human body by using herbal meds like plants, and herbs. then started the black plage that wiped out over 30% of the population such as small pox, black plague, and turburcloses.
  • The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

    The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
    Andreas Vesalivas and lenonardo da vinci dissected human bodies made first anatomical drawings these helped in understanding the organs and systems of the human body.
    (1595) Anton Von Lee Uenbpek inveted the microscope,
    (1628) Willam Harvey described the circulation of blood and the pumping of the heart.
  • eighteenth century 1784-1816

    eighteenth century  1784-1816
    rene laennec inveted the stethoscope, benjamin franklin invented bifocals and found that colds could be cowpoxs.
  • 20th centurey 1856 - 1948

    20th centurey  1856 - 1948
    Pesteur - discovered heating milk prevented the spread of bacteria which is now called pasturization, Robert Koch - father of microbiology, discovered many dieases causing organisms like anthrax, tubersulosis, and cholera. Florence Nightingele - started first school of nursing during the Crimean War, made nursing honarable profession. William Roentgen - discovered x-rays in 1895, allow doctors to see inside body. Sigmund Freud - studied effects of the unconseious mind and body.
  • 19th and 20th Centries

    19th and 20th Centries
    Joseph Lister - in 1867 was the first doctor to use an anitseptic during surgey to prevent infection in the incision, Agnas Semmelweiss - identified the cause of menteral infections and institued hand washing, medical studients would deliver babies after coming frome the cadavear lab without washing there hands, causing many newborn babies death. He then later died of a cut in a autopsy. Pesteur - he created rabies vaccine proved that micro organisms caused diease.
  • 1928 - 1939

    1928 - 1939
    Clara Baroton - "Angel of Battelfield," because she established the American Red Cross. Alexander Fleming - discovered penicillin the first anitbiotic, considered most important discover in 20th centry.
  • 1950 - 1952

    1950 - 1952
    in 1950 Albert Sabin - created the alter oral polio vaccine which was more effecive than the salks vaccine. But then in 1952 a man named Joans salk discovered an altered polio virus vaccine but was not so affective as sabins.
  • 1967 - 1990 Newer inventions and Procedurs

    1967 - 1990 Newer inventions and Procedurs
    Chirs Bernard - in 1967 performered worlds first heart transplant surgery. Louis Brown - in 1978 frist to create frist baby testtube which was the intro to fertilization eggs. Jene Therapy - in 1990 was the insertion of genes into an indivisual cell to treat a diease. Advanced Body Imageing - diagnostic screening medical procedurs speifcally too promote health and wellness. Gene Mapping - refers to mapping of genes to spefic on the chromosones.
  • 1996 - 1997

    1996 - 1997
    Tissue Cloning - process of creating an identical copy of an orginial, "Dolly the sheep" was cloned. Advanved in Scope Surgery - big advantage of new technique that there is no need to make a large incision.