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Renaissance Medicine

  1. 1. Renaissance Medicine By: Marco Caceres
  2. 2. The First Studies of Medicine in The Renaissance <ul><li>Medicine was usually dominant by the teachings of the church by more and more physicians found out more stuff about the human body. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of these physicians read books from Arabic and translated medical text and began to study it in a more scientific way. </li></ul><ul><li>Andreas Vesalius and Leonardo Da Vinci where the first people to Distinct and draw anatomical drawings of the human bodies. </li></ul><ul><li>This helped in understanding the human body and its organs a lot better. </li></ul>Leonardo da Vinci made detailed drawings from human bodies that he dissected.
  3. 3. What They Used to Experiment On <ul><li>The church did not alloy the dissection of ‘God fearing bodies’ so they used to dissect bodies of criminals and sinners. </li></ul><ul><li>When doctors started to see these dissections they started to learn more and more about anatomy. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometime the criminals that they dissected were still alive at the begging of the dissection for there punishment. </li></ul>When they were experimenting on the human bodies
  4. 4. Early Beliefs <ul><li>Most of the Arabic pharmaceutical practices were studied and improved, and medicines like “laudanum&quot; were main to stop or maintain the pain. </li></ul><ul><li>Most doctors in the renaissance began to explore the spread of deadly diseases.  </li></ul><ul><li>Many of their discoveries corrected many of the problems errors that had gone and undetected for centuries and were s replaced by paintings. </li></ul>Early beliefs of some people
  5. 5. There Beliefs <ul><li>During the renaissance the human body was said to be a regarded creation of god. </li></ul><ul><li>The church use to folly the Greeks ancient rule of the 4 Humors. </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness is said to be a imbalanced in humor and treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>Then if you vomited and bleed and it was said to be the 4 humors balancing out again. </li></ul>Different people different religions
  6. 6. Doctors on the Battlefields <ul><li>Many surgical procedures were modified, especially for the battlefields experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors began to experiment with many ways to make the suffering of their patients more ease. </li></ul><ul><li>A doctor named Amboise Pare revolutionized surgery when he began to use ligatures to stop bleeding wounds instead of stopping them with boiling oil or red-hot pokers.  </li></ul>Ambosie Pare doing surgery on the battle field
  7. 7. Medicine <ul><li>The most valuable item for man is medicine because without medicine almost the whole world will die </li></ul><ul><li>One of the physicians in England got a stimulating shad of Italy's new wealth </li></ul><ul><li>A man named Padua even paid one of them two thousand ducats (dollars) a year to serve as his own personal doctor, while living him free of chare for his private practice </li></ul>Some medicines also called herbs
  8. 8. Galen’s Ideas <ul><li>During the renaissance the field of medicine made some big strides for medical advances, but some doctors still held tightly to ideas of Galen </li></ul><ul><li>In many parts,medical progress was spurred on by the appearance in the 14th century of the black death and in the 15th century with the syphilis </li></ul><ul><li>Neither disease had been known to Galen, and renaissance doctors there were forced to experiment if they wanted to find treatments </li></ul>This was one of his pictures
  9. 9. De Humani <ul><li>By keeping an open mined and having a eye for detail, the renaissance anatomist improved and also corrected Galens work </li></ul><ul><li>In 1543 a man named Vesalius Published De Humani Corporis Fabrica ; it was a structure of the human body </li></ul><ul><li>On the picture he described about all of his findings </li></ul><ul><li>With the picture was some detailed illustration and text that was accurately woodcut </li></ul><ul><li>De Humani quickly became the standard human anatomy text of its time. </li></ul>This is De Humani Corporis Fabrica
  10. 10. Women with Medicines <ul><li>For women in the renaissance era, they had to give birth without any piles that would take the pain of relax you they did it right then and there. </li></ul><ul><li>For some people (like the rich ones) got medical help by doctors because they were able to afford them </li></ul><ul><li>While peasants and servants had this special stool that they sat on and had the baby there </li></ul>This is the Birthing Chair
  11. 11. Work Cited <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Durant, Will . The Renaissance . Vol. 5. N.p.: Simon and Schuster, 1953. 11 vols. Print </li></ul><ul><li>Corrick, James A. The Renaissance . N.p.: n.p., 2007. Print. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>