Scientific Progress - Medicine

Scientific Progress - Medicine - 1. Law of Biogenesis led...

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Scientific Progress Medicine (1870-1914) I. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) A. Frenchman – not a physician B. Born Dec. 27, 1822 in eastern France C. In 1847 ( 25 years old) earned his Doctor of Science Degree in physical science D. 1849 Professor of Chemistry at Universe of Strasbourg E. Fermentation (1857) 1. Due to the activity of minute organisms 2. Experimented with milk and beer 3. Fermentation occurred when organisms present F. Bacteriology (1864) 1. spontaneous generation 2. Pasteur ‘s Law of Biogenesis – all known forms of life come from pre-existing life 3. (Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , Nov. 24, 1859) G. Pasteurization H. Germ Theory of Disease
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Law of Biogenesis led to the Germ Theory of Disease 2. Anthrax II. Robert Koch (1843-1910) A. German obscure country physician B. Discovered rod like organisms in the blood of infected cattle C. Experimented with mice D. Discovered organisms that caused eleven diseases: tuberculosis, cholera, diphtheria, etc. I. (cont.) Pasture 3. Experimented with cattle with anthrax 4. Developed an inoculation for anthrax I. Rabies III. Joseph Lister (1827-1912) 1. Edward Jenner (1796) developed a vaccine against smallpox 2. Ether as a general anaesthetic 3. 1847 a Hungarian physician advocated washing hands 4. Lister, Father of antiseptic surgery...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course HUMANITIES 2250 taught by Professor Genem.adams during the Spring '07 term at Valencia.

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