The 19th Century

By: Madison & Hannah

Discoveries/Accomplishments

* Medicine became modern, producing new inventions, new theories, new curative powers, and a rebirth of professionalism.


* Infection control methods were developed one microorganisms.


* Microscope technology

People Who Contributed

* Rene Laennec invents the stethoscope.


* Emma Goodman decided to start educating their fellow women about contraception to try and control the number of unwanted pregnancies.


* Leonard Thompson became the first human to receive artificial insulin after coming close to a diabetic coma.

Beliefs/Theories Related to Diseases

* They believed that people became ill because of bacteria and infection.

* Happened because of natural causes, not the gods.

Health Care Workers

* Florence Nightingale, first nursing program.


* Isaac Aaron (1804-1877) was an English-born physician.


* William Addison (1803 - 26 September 1881) was a British physician.

Health Care Trends

* Training programs for nurses.


*Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881.


*William Roentgen discovered x-rays in 1895