Medical History Timeline: Emily Hess

Timeline created by EmilyHess95
  • Jan 1, 910

    Arab physician Rhazes becomes Known as Arab Hippocrates

    Arab physician Rhazes becomes Known as Arab Hippocrates
    Rhazes based diagnoses on observations of the signs and symptoms of disease
    Rhazes developed criteria for distinguished between smallpox and measles
    Suggested blood was the cause of many infectious diseases
    Began the use of animal gut for suture material
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1200
    to
    Jan 1, 1299

    Hygiene in the 1200s

    The First strict measure for control of public hygience were instituted
  • Oct 6, 1252

    Roger Bacon: optics and remedies

    Roger Bacon: optics and remedies
    Roger bacon promoted chemical remedies to treat disease, he also researched optics and bending of light rays
  • Oct 10, 1267

    Blackpowder reference

    Blackpowder reference
    Gunpowder was first noted in a book. It was invented by the Chinese in the year 1000 AD
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1300
    to
    Jan 1, 1399

    1300s First Dissection

    The first dissection of the human corpse
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1400
    to
    Jan 1, 1499

    Regualtions of Midwives

    the First recorded regulations for midwives
  • Jan 1, 1440

    The first chairs of medicince

    The first chairs of medicince
    Oxford and Cambridge colleges in England created the first position of authority or chairs of medicine
  • Oct 6, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg: creation of the printing press

    Johannes Gutenberg: creation of the printing press
    The development of the printing press by Gutenberg empowered people to spread their knowlege
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Dissection began

    Dissection began
    Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci used dissection in order to draw the human body more realistically
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1500
    to

    Study of Anatomy in 1500s

    The First scientific study of human anatomy was published
  • Oct 6, 1541

    Andreas Vesalius

    Andreas Vesalius
    The first human anatomy book was published Andresase Vesalius
  • Oct 6, 1551

    The Father of Modern Surgery: Ambrosie Pare improved surgery

    The Father of Modern Surgery: Ambrosie Pare improved surgery
    Pare a french surgeon establshed the use of ligutures to bind arteries and stop bllding, eliminatd use of boiling oild to cauterize wounds, and he also improved the treatment of fractures and promoted us of artifical limbs.
  • Jan 1, 1557

    Gabriel fallopius: discovered fallioian tubes in women

    Gabriel fallopius: discovered fallioian tubes in women
    Fallipius identified the fallopian tubes in females
    Described the tympanic membanein the ear
  • Oct 6, 1567

    Micheal Servetus: studies the organs and their systems

    Micheal Servetus: studies the organs and their systems
    Servetus descrbied the circulatory system in the lungs, he also explained how digestion is a sourve of heat for the body
  • Period: to

    Blood Cirulation in 1600s

    Blood circulation was first described
    Bacteria was discovered
  • Willam Harvey: Blood Circulation and Heart

    Willam Harvey: Blood Circulation and Heart
    Willam Harvey described the circulation of blood to and from the heart.
  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek: Microscope

    Anton van Leeuwenhoek: Microscope
    Anton van Leeuwenhoek invemted the microscope.
  • Period: to

    Law for Medical Practiitoners

    First Law requiring licensed medical practitioners
    Obstetrics established as a sperarate branch of medicine
  • Gabriel Fahrenheit: Mercury Thermometer

    Gabriel Fahrenheit: Mercury Thermometer
    Gabriel Fahrenheit created the first mercury thermometer
  • End of Middle Ages

    End of Middle Ages
    Medicine and science are reborn after to dark and middle ages in history
  • The First Automobile: Nicolas Joseph Cugnot

    The First Automobile: Nicolas Joseph Cugnot
    A three wheel car, powered by steam, with an average speed of 2.3mph,
  • Benjamin Franklin: bifocals

    Benjamin Franklin: bifocals
    Ben Franklin invented the bifocals for glasses
  • Small Pox vaccine

    Small Pox vaccine
    the Vaccine against Smallpox was developed by Edward Jenner
  • Rene Laennec: Stethescope

    Rene Laennec: Stethescope
    Rene Laennec invented the Stethescope in 1819
  • Ignaz Semmelweis: Hygiene

    Ignaz Semmelweis: Hygiene
    Semmelweis encouraged physicians to was their hands with limie after performing autopsiesand before delivering vavies to prevent puerperal fever, but his idea was rejected.
  • First Practical Anesthetic

    First Practical Anesthetic
    The First practical anesthetic, ether was introduced
  • Dr. William Morton: Ether

    Dr.  William Morton: Ether
    Dr william Morton, and American Dentist began to use ether as an anteseptic. (Picture) illustration of William Morton using ether.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell: Physician

    Elizabeth Blackwell: Physician
    Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female physician in the United States
  • Period: to

    Sigmund Freud "The Father of Genetics"

    Sigmund Freund studied the effects of the unconscious mind on the body. He determined that the mind and body work toether. His studies were the basis of psychology and psychiatry. Sig
  • Dorethea Dix: Battlefield nurse

    Dorethea Dix: Battlefield nurse
    -worked as a nurse on the battlefield during the Civil War
    -she is also known for her work with mental institutions and hospitals
  • Germ Theory

    Germ Theory
    the Germ therory was first introduced by Louis pasteur and Robert Hoch
  • Clara Barton-Red Cross

    Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881, Barton was also known for her job as a nurse in the battle field. She became nicknamed the "Angel of the Battlefield."
  • Sigmund Freud: Father of Pyschology

    Sigmund Freud: Father of Pyschology
    Lived from 1856-1839
    Came up with pyschology, and pschyiatry
    Founded pyschoanalyasis
  • Marie Curie

    Marie Curie
    Marie Curie isolated radium in 1910 but died from the posioning of isolating it.
  • The Discovery of Penicillin

     The Discovery of Penicillin
    Alexander Fleming discvered penicillin, the first antibiotic. This was considered one of the most important discoveries in the 1900s.
  • First Alteration of the Polio Virus

    First Alteration of the Polio Virus
    Jones Salk discovered an altered polio virus vaccine.
  • Second Polio Vaccine

    Second Polio Vaccine
    Albert Sabin created the oral polio vaccine, whic was more effective that Salk's vaccine.
  • Louise Brown: invetro fetilization

    Louise Brown: invetro fetilization
    Louise Brown was the first baby born using invetro fertilization. Became known as the "test tube baby"
  • Dolly the Sheep

    Dolly the Sheep
    A sheep was cloned, and named Dolly