Chapter 2: The Healthcare Industry (cont.1)

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medical terms and voc


 
  
Created Oct 27, 2009
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The surgical research technician who contributed to the sucess of the Blalock-Taussigg procedure.
 
Thomas
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Presented rules of health to the Jews around 1205 B.C., making him the first advocate of preventive...
 
Moses
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Known as the "Father of Medicine", was most famous of the ancient Grek physicians, best remembered...
 
Hippocrates
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A Greek physician who migrated to Rome in 162 A.D. and become known as the "Prince of Physicians".
 
Galen
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A Belgian anatomist who is known as the "Father of Modern Anatomy"
 
Vesalius
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Announced his discovery in 1628 that the heart acts as a muscular pump, forcing and propelling...
 
Harvey
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The first to observe bacteria and protozoa through a lens.
 
Leeuwenhoek
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Famous Eglish scientist known as "Fpunder of Scientific Surgery".
 
Hunter
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Observed that those who contracted cowpox never contracted smallpox.
 
Jenner
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Directed that in his wards the students were to wash and disinfect their hands before going...
 
Semmelweis
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Saved the dairy industry of France during the nineteenth century from disaster by developing...
 
Pasteur
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Reasoned that microoragnism must be the cause of infections and should be kept out of wounds.
 
Lister
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The first to use ether as an anesthetic agent.
 
Long
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Discovered radium in 1898, and they were awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics for their...
 
Curie
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Known as the founder of nursing and fondly called "The Lady With the Lamp".
 
Nightingale
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Organized a commitee in Washinton that became the American Red Cross in 1881.
 
Barton
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Became the American leader of the birth control movement.
 
Sanger
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Wrote about death and dying,
 
Kubler-Ross
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Considered by many to be one of the most brillant minds today helping peace together the puzzle...
 
Ho
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Became a proponent of tobacco awareness, insisting that tobacco advertisements must be made...
 
Koop
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Almost eradicated polio, which was once a killer and crippler of thousands in the US.
 
Salk and Sabin


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