History of Medicine

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  • Jan 1, 757

    Pharmacy

    Pharmacy
    the first pharmacy was made
  • Aug 31, 900

    Difference between smallpox and measles discovered.

  • Aug 31, 900

    Rahzes

    Rahzes
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Islamic hospitals; health care for the sick

  • Jan 1, 1305

    Eye Glasses

    people first started using eye glasses
  • Jan 1, 1400

    French woman Jacoba Felicie tries to practice medicine but is den

  • Jan 1, 1519

    First full body map.

    First full body map by Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Sir Christopher Wren experiments with canine blood transfusions

    Sir Christopher Wren experiments with canine blood transfusions
  • Antonie Van Leeuwenhoe describes bacteria

  • Francus bacon discovers plague flies with a microscope.

  • Cataract Surgery

    Cataract Surgery
    The French ophthalmologist Jacques Daviel (1696–1762) was the first modern European physician to successfully extract cataracts from the eye. He performed the first extracapsular cataract extraction on April 8, 1747. It was the first significant advance in cataract surgery since couching was invented.
  • James Blundell performs the first successful transfusion of human blood,

    James Blundell performs the first successful transfusion of human blood,
  • William Morton, a dentist, is the first to publish the process of using anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide

  • Ignaz Semmelweis discovers how to the prevent the transmission of puerperal fever

    Ignaz Semmelweis discovers how to the prevent the transmission of puerperal fever
  • Louis Pasteur identifies germs as cause of disease.

  • Open Heart Surgery

    On this date in 1893, the first successful American open-heart surgery was performed by a Black surgeon, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Dr. Daniel Williams completed the operation on a young man named James Cornish.
  • Band Aids

    Band Aids
    The Band-Aid was invented in 1920 by Thomas Anderson and Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson in Escondido, California for his wife Josephine, who frequently cut and burned herself while cooking. The prototype allowed her to dress her wounds without assistance.
  • Insulin first used to treat diabetes.

  • First vaccine developed for whooping cough.

    First vaccine developed for whooping cough.
  • Difference between smallpox and measles discovered.

  • First vaccine developed for typhus.

  • Study Finds Heart, Cancer Risk with Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Study Finds Heart, Cancer Risk with Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Stem Cell Research Laboratory Breakthroughs and Some Clinical Advances

    Stem Cell Research Laboratory Breakthroughs and Some Clinical Advances
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Techniques Revolutionize Surgery.

  • oliver sacks

    he studied hes patients.
  • Period:
    500
    to
    Dec 31, 1500

    Middle Ages

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1501
    to

    Reassurance

  • Period: to

    Industrial Revelation

  • Period: to

    Modern world

  • Period: to

    21st Century