Medical Investigations

  • 200

    Galen tracheotomy

  • 200

    Barber Surgeons

    Barber surgeons, cut her, perform surgery; babrber pole symbol popularized
  • Period: 200 to

    Medical investigations timeline

  • Sep 8, 900

    Rhazes discovery

    Rhazes discovered difference between smallpox and measles
  • Sep 10, 930

    Christian monatreries

    Christian monastreries founded to treat the ill, medical care becimes requiers.
  • Sep 10, 1300

    Islamic hospitals

    Islamic hospitals, health care, for the sick
  • Sep 10, 1400

    Frenchwoman Jacoba Felicie

    Frenchwoman jacoba felicies tries to practice medicine but is denied.
  • Use of scientific method begins

  • Human anatomical studies allowed

    Printing press allows for publication of discoveries.
  • Robert hooke reflective microscope

  • Antonie can leeuwenhoek describes bacteria

  • Francis Bacon uses microscope to discover plague fleas

  • Edward jenner discovered 1st vaccination

  • discovery of blood cells, bacteria, protozoa and stethoscope

  • louis pasteur microbiology pasteurization of milk.

  • josph lister practice of medical asepsis

  • robert koch discovery of pathogens

  • ignaz semmelweis shows importance of hand washing

  • john snow stops outbreak of sholera

  • pasteurization of milk

  • marie curie discovers science of radioactivity

  • bubonic plague hits san francisco

  • science radioactivity

  • discovery of pathogens.

  • joseph lister practice of medical asepsis

  • discovery of organ stansplants, x rays radium for cancer treatment

  • Alexander frleming discovers penicillin

  • First HMO insurnace

  • penicillin

  • salk discovers polio vaccine

  • HMO insurance

  • managed health care growth in uninsured

  • WHO declares smallpox eradicated

  • AZT is used to combat AIDS

  • AZT is used to combat AIDS

  • managed health care growth in uninsured

  • Steve thomas used sterile maggots for infectious wound treatment

  • completion of human genome project

    The human genome project identified a complete set of SNA, which allows for new and completley individualized medications and treatments.
  • Gerdasil, a vacccine to prevent cervical cancer approved by th FDA

  • Mippa

    Medicare improvements for patients and provider act MIPPA provides incentives for practitioners who use elecronic health records and e-prescribing
  • scientists discover how to use human skin cells to creat embryonic stem cells

  • The firt FDA approved implanted abiocor artificial heart placed in a patient on june 24 patient died on august 23