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Rhaves

Criticised galen


Wrote over 150 books


Distinguished measles from small pox


Avicenna

Wrote an enclopaedia on medicine known as the Canon of medicine


Listed the medical properties of 760 drugs


Ibn al-Nafis

Concluded that galen was wrong about how the heart worked


Abulcasis

Muslim surgeon


Invented 26 new surgical instruments


Made cauterisation popular


De Luzzi

Wrote a book that became the standard dissection manual for over 200 years

Chaulic

Famous French surgeon


Wrote an influential surgery book


John of Ardene

Set up guild of surgeons in London


Back death

Killed 1.5 million between 1348 and 1350

The fabric of the human body

Published 1543

Thomas Geminus

In 1545 he copied versailluses illustrations and put them in a manual for barber surgeons Called the Compendisoa

Pare

Wrote a book about treating wounds in 1545

William clowes

Made pares work very well known

Thomas Sydenham

His book the Medical observations in 1676 became a standard textbook

London hospitals

Had over 20,000 patients a year by 1800

London lock hospital for venereal disease

1746

The British hospital for mothers and babies

1749

Hunters collection

Collected and studied 3000 anatomical specimens

Lady montagu

Had her children inoculated

Edward jenner

Gave cow pox to an eight year old boy in 1796

Jenners research

Received a £10,000 grant in 1802

Vaccination compulsory

1853

Nitrous oxide

Humphrey Davy

Ether

William Clark

Chloroform

James Simpson

Queen Victoria

Used anesthetics for child birth

Joseph lister

Mended greenlees broken leg in 1865

Cattle plague

1866

John Tyndall

Famous physicist who argued in favour of Germ theory

Berkley Moyinah

Used rubber gloves

Anthrax

Identified in 1876

Chicken cholera vaccination

Accidental discovery in 1879

1848 public health act

Not compulsory

The central board of health

1854

The great stink

1858

Joseph Bazalgette

Built an 83 mile sewer system which removed 420 million gallons of sewage a day

Working class men given the vote

1867

1875 public health act

Compulsory

Significance of penicillin

15% of soldiers would have died without penicillin

Crick and watson

Mapped out the structure of DNA in 1953

X rays

Discovered in 1895

National blood transfusion service

Opened 1938

Albert hustin

Discovered sodium citrate stopped blood from clotting in 1914

Boer war

40% of men who volunteered were unfit to fight

National insurance act

1911