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History of medicine
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Ötzi the iceman dies with medical mushroms in his pouch
Edwin Smith founded ancient Egyptian medicine.
First Detristry was created
First known trepanning opperation was preformed
First known successful amputation
Houses of Life (First medical clinic/hospital) were created
Italians practiced "The art of surgery"
Kahun Gynaecological Papyrus was created
Indian nosologies and therapies started being created
France and England made thier own medical schools
Vesalius corrected over 200 of Galens mistakes.
Bacteria and protists were first observed with a microscope by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
First time conjoin twins were seperated successfuly
Louis Pastuer founded medical microbiology
Psychiatric drugs were created
Blood Transfusion was discovered
World health association was founded
Eradication of smallpox
Rinderpest was wiped out
First full facial transplate
Traditional Chinese medicine
Hippocrates was a medical physician and created the Hippocratic Oath for physicians
Greek Galen was a physician and created one of the some of the first medical texts in the common era
Dioscorides wrote De Materia Medica (book with over 100 herbal cures that was influential in the field pharmacopoeia)
Extensive use of pharmacopoeia (the process of making medication)
Creation of formal medical schooling, civilian hospitals and The Medical Compendium in Seven Books
Paracelsus created the first chemical medicine.
Paris becomes the world center of medical learning
Venice is a medical learning capital
Emil Kraepelin founded new medical categories of mental illness
Red Cross moved into Europe a alot of long term health projects
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