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Welcome to AHS 119 Health Careers. Health Careers. Unit One History of Health Care. Evolution of Medicine. Quasi-religious art of Egypt and Mesopotania--5000 Chinese theory of Yin and Yang balance Greeks--Humoral Theory-Blood,phlegm,yellow bile, and black bile. Evolution of Medicine.

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Welcome to ahs 119 health careers

Welcome to AHS 119Health Careers


Health careers

Health Careers

Unit One

History of Health Care


Evolution of medicine

Evolution of Medicine

  • Quasi-religious art of Egypt and Mesopotania--5000

  • Chinese theory of Yin and Yang balance

  • Greeks--Humoral Theory-Blood,phlegm,yellow bile, and black bile.


Evolution of medicine1

Evolution of Medicine

  • Later Greeks-Hippocrates-Illness a natural biological event and that the body could heal itself,--forerunner of Modern Medicine

  • Principles of experimental medicine--treatment by observation of patient.

  • Galen adopted humoral theory correct--progress stopped...


Evolution of medicine2

Evolution of Medicine

  • Christianity -belief in spiritual and physical healing.-faith healing

  • 1518 physician first licensed

  • 1600’s Galen proven wrong

  • Middle ages other contributions made

    • Arabian

    • Scilicy


Evolution of medicine3

Evolution of Medicine

  • 1661 Robert Boyle-chemical principles

  • 1661-Malpighi-artery-cap-vein

  • 1665-Robert Hooke-cell

  • 1666-Sydenham--symptoms of diseases

  • 1680-Borelli-muscle movement

  • 1683-Anton Van Leewenhoek-Bacteria

  • 1776-Jenner-smallpox inoculation


Evolution of medicine4

Evolution of Medicine

  • 1818-Blundell-Blood transfusion

  • 1854-Florence Nightingale-modern nursing

  • 1864-Pasteur-germ theory

  • 1867-Lister-antiseptics

  • 1882-Koch-ID TB bacillus

  • 1895-Freud- Psychiatric theory

  • 1895-Roentgen-X-ray


Evolution of medicine5

Evolution of Medicine

  • 1899-Pavlov-learning theory

  • 1900-Medicine becomes a Science

  • 1921-Banting & Best- Insulin

  • 1928-Fleming-Penicillin

  • 1935-Dogomagk-Sulfa Drugs

  • 1950s-Salk-Polio vac


Evolution of health care in the united states

Evolution of Health Care in the United States

  • 1850’s institutionalization of patients

  • 1940’s- financing of health care

    • Blue Cross Blue shield

    • -Hill Burton Act

    • -NIH formed

    • -Medicare-right of care

  • 1980’s-limited resources


Evolution of health problems

Evolution of Health Problems

  • 1850’s-cholera,yellow fever unsanitary

  • <1900 Infectious disease epidemics

    • environmental health

  • >1900 conditions of personal nature

    • Pneumonia,TB,heart disease,accidents

  • 1940’s Chronic diseases

    • heart, stroke, cancer


Evolution of health problems1

Evolution of Health Problems

  • 1990’s changed patterns of chronic disease

    • AIDS-immune/viral/cancer

  • Genetic/lifestyles/environment

  • Prevention

  • Long term and continuous needed


Evolution of technology

Evolution of Technology

  • <1900 little tech in medicine

  • Vitamin deficiency

  • heart disease researched

  • MD training standardized

  • Specialties start appearing

  • Hospitals began offering skills and services not found elsewhere.


Evolution of health problems2

Evolution of Health Problems

  • Rapid advances >1940

  • Fed research funds grow

  • Formal accreditation begins

  • Allied health fields begin to grow -technology driven

  • Professional associations

  • University based training programs


Evolution of technology1

Evolution of Technology

  • Organ transplants, MRI, gene splicing, CT

  • >tech= > cost

  • > cost = limited availability

  • > academic standards


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