medical timeline

Timeline created by Dolly Lively
  • 401

    The Hippocratic Oath was created

    The oldest medical document found.
  • 1300

    First eyeglasses were invented

    The first eyeglasses were made by Salvino D'Armate.
  • The first practical thermometer was used to check the temperature of a patient.

    It was invented by Daniel Gabriel.
  • The stethoscope was invented

    It was invented by Rene Laennec
  • The first rubber condom was invented.

    It was invented by Charles Goodyear
  • The first painless surgery with general anesthetic

    John Collins Warren was the patient.
  • The first woman got a medical degree.

    The woman who created it was Elizabeth Blackwell.
  • The aspirin was invented.

    It was invented by Felix Hoffman
  • The x-ray was discovered.

    Wilhelm Conrad discovered it on accident.
  • Electrocardiography was discovered.

    Willem Einthoven discovered it.
  • Penicillin was discovered.

    Alexander Fleming discovered it.
  • The first commercial ultrasound.

    Ian Donald and Tom Brown performed it.
  • Invention of CPR.

    CPR saves around 100,000 to 200,000 lives each year.
  • The first human heart transplant was performed.

    The firs heart transplant was performed in South Africa
  • The first full face transplant was performed.

    It was performed in France .