Ashley Wright, Ashton Byrne, Jakiria Norman
During the 18th century medicine made slow progress. Doctors still did not know what caused disease. However surgery did make some progress. The famous 18th century surgeon John Hunter is sometimes called the Father of Modern Surgery. He invented new procedures such as tracheotomy.
"Happiness is something that just happens because of the arrangement of circumstances, but joy endures in spite of circumstances.”― John Hunter
Edward Jenner -
"I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world - when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox." - Edward Jenner
René Laennec -
Wilhelm Roentgen -
"I didn't think, I experimented"
"There is much to do, I am busy, very busy"
- Wilhelm Roentgen
Joseph Lister -
"I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity." - Joseph Lister
- 1800 – Humphry Davy announces the anaesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
- 1813-1883 James Marion Sims Vesico-vaganial surgery Father of surgical genocology Biography
- 1816 – Rene Laennec invents the stethoscope
- 1827-1912 Joseph Lister Anti-septic surgery Father of modern surgery
- 1818 – James Blundell performs the first successful human blood transfusion
- 1842 – Crawford Long performs the first surgical operation using anesthesia with ether
- 1846 – First painless surgery with general anesthetic
- 1847 – Ignaz Semmelweis discovers how to prevent puerperal fever
- 1849 – Elizabeth Blackwell is the first woman to gain a medical degree in the United States
- 1850 - Female Medical College of Pennsylvania (later Woman's Medical College), the first medical college in the world to grant degrees to women, is founded in Philadelphia.
- 1858 - Rudolf Carl Virchow 13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902 his theories of cellular pathology spelled the end of Humoral medicine
- 1867 – Lister publishes Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery, based partly on Pasteur's work
- 1870 – Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch establish the germ theory of disease
- 1878 – Ellis Reynolds Shipp graduates from Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania and begins practice in Utah
- 1879 – First vaccine for cholera
- 1881 – Louis Pasteur develops an anthrax vaccine
- 1882 – Louis Pasteur develops a rabies vaccine
- 1890 – Emil von Behring discovers antitoxins and uses them to develop tetanus and diphtheria vaccines
- 1895 – Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovers medical use of X-rays in medical imaging