EthicsA system of moral principles.
dissectionAct or process of dividing, taking apart
Healthcare associated infection (fornally nosocomial)
epidemic Diseases affecting many people at the same time
vaccineA weakened bacteria or virus given to a person to build immunity against a disease. 1. What ancient culture was the first to organize medical care? (physicians with armies, beginning of hospitals and public health) Romans 2. What contribution did ancient China make to medicine? Acupuncture 3. What disease is an ancient example of a pandemic? ,a modern pandemic? 4. What period of time was marked by custodial care and epidemics? The Dark Ages and the Middle Ages 5. "Rebirth" of learning occurred during the Renaissance period. What major changes in medicine occurred during this period? Building of uni’s and medical schools, search for new ideas about disease instead of God, the acceptance of dissection of the body, dev of printing press and publishing of books allowed greater access to knowledge. People to know:
HippocratesThe Father of Medicine
William Harvey First described the circulation of blood and the pumping of the heart Rene' Laennec
Ernst von Bergmann