Medical History - Anatomy & Physiology Followed...

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Ancient Greece Hippocrates (460 – 370? B.C.) Greek physician Diseases have natural causes Rejected view that disease caused by evil spirits Believed that the brain was area of higher thought and emotion, not heart Program for good health: rest, good nutrition, and exercise. Started “Western Medicine”
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Galen (130 - 200 A.D.) disease resulted from an internal imbalance of the four humors Mistakes in understanding circulation Research based on ape dissection Textbook used for 1000 years Roman Times
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Dark Ages- 200 to 1200 A.D. Sad time Little new knowledge Taboo against dissecting human cadavers continued Avoided actual involvement Authority prevails
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da Vinci (1452-1515) Renaissance
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Renaissance Vesalius dissects a female cadaver in his anatomy lab Vesalius (1514-1564)
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Unformatted text preview: Anatomy & Physiology Followed Galens writings, but later found he was wrong Medieval Human Anatomy Before Vesalius Vesalius Images The female pelvic anatomy. From Vesalius's De Corporis Humani Fabrica , 1543. Vesalius Images Microscope William Harvey 1578 - 1657 Developed an accurate theory of how the heart and circulatory system operated Arteries & Veins Circulation 1600s Medicine: Leeches A prescription leech at the Harborview Medical Center pharmacy. Leeches and Maggots make a comeback CT MRI Ultrasound PET Inquiry 1. Galens textbook was based on research of ______ not humans. 2. What did Velsalius discover? 3. Leeuwenhoek, Hooke, and Galileo invented the____. 4. List 4 modern non-evasive technologies that allow us to look in the body....
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