Chapter 2: The Healthcare Industry (cont.1)

Chapter 2: The Healthcare Industry (cont.1) Medical Terms And Voc
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The surgical research technician who contributed to the sucess of the Blalock-Taussigg procedure.
 
Thomas
Presented rules of health to the Jews around 1205 B.C., making him the first advocate of preventive medicine and the first public health officer.
 
Moses
Known as the "Father of Medicine", was most famous of the ancient Grek physicians, best remembered for an oath that has been taken by many physicians for more than 2000 years.
 
Hippocrates
A Greek physician who migrated to Rome in 162 A.D. and become known as the "Prince of Physicians".
 
Galen
A Belgian anatomist who is known as the "Father of Modern Anatomy"
 
Vesalius
Announced his discovery in 1628 that the heart acts as a muscular pump, forcing and propelling blood throughout the body.
 
Harvey
The first to observe bacteria and protozoa through a lens.
 
Leeuwenhoek
Famous Eglish scientist known as "Fpunder of Scientific Surgery".
 
Hunter
Observed that those who contracted cowpox never contracted smallpox.
 
Jenner
Directed that in his wards the students were to wash and disinfect their hands before going to examine women in labor and deliver infants.
 
Semmelweis
Saved the dairy industry of France during the nineteenth century from disaster by developing a process now called pasteurization.
 
Pasteur
Reasoned that microoragnism must be the cause of infections and should be kept out of wounds.
 
Lister
The first to use ether as an anesthetic agent.
 
Long
Discovered radium in 1898, and they were awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on radioactivity.
 
Curie
Known as the founder of nursing and fondly called "The Lady With the Lamp".
 
Nightingale
Organized a commitee in Washinton that became the American Red Cross in 1881.
 
Barton
Became the American leader of the birth control movement.
 
Sanger
Wrote about death and dying,
 
Kubler-Ross
Considered by many to be one of the most brillant minds today helping peace together the puzzle of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
 
Ho
Became a proponent of tobacco awareness, insisting that tobacco advertisements must be made less attractive to the youth of today.
 
Koop
Almost eradicated polio, which was once a killer and crippler of thousands in the US.
 
Salk and Sabin
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