Medicine in New England Renaissance By Ashley Nedley 4/29/11
Inventions
Developments <ul><li>Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No sanitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Protection </li></ul></ul><...
Role of Women in Medicine
<ul><li>THERE WAS NO SUCH THING AS WOMEN IN MEDICINE!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Good for making babies and being a wife to the...
Scientific Research <ul><li>Anatomical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physicals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preventive Medicine </li></u...
Diseases <ul><li>Syphilis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treated with Arsenic and Mercury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many died from...
Diseases <ul><li>Cholera </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No official treatment; Mercury </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dengue Fever </li></u...
Treatments <ul><li>Cutting veins – Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Dover’s Powder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opium and I Pecae </li></u...
Treatments ALL OF THESE WERE TRIED TO CURE SEVERAL DISEASES BUT NONE PREVAILED
Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Doctors and Diseases on the Oregon Trail.&quot;  Historic Oregon City . Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http...
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Medicine in early new england renaissance

  1. 1. Medicine in New England Renaissance By Ashley Nedley 4/29/11
  2. 2. Inventions
  3. 3. Developments <ul><li>Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No sanitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disease Spreading </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Home Remedies </li></ul><ul><li>Disinfecting surgical tools (late 1860s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea was presented in 1850 but not introduced until the 60s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preventive Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccines (small pox) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternative Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Medieval” or “Cave Man” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cutting and draining </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breaking </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Role of Women in Medicine
  5. 5. <ul><li>THERE WAS NO SUCH THING AS WOMEN IN MEDICINE!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Good for making babies and being a wife to their husbands </li></ul>
  6. 6. Scientific Research <ul><li>Anatomical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physicals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preventive Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Cures” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clinical Statistics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Percentages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Postmortem Findings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autopsy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chest Percussions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listening to the heart with the newly discovered stethoscope </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Diseases <ul><li>Syphilis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treated with Arsenic and Mercury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many died from Mercury Poisoning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treated With: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Smoking tobacco </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cod Liver Oil </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Onion Stew </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mercury </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Diseases <ul><li>Cholera </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No official treatment; Mercury </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dengue Fever </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immobilizing joint pain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broken bones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No possible treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diptheria </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria </li></ul><ul><li>Food Poisoning --- MOST COMMON </li></ul><ul><li>Typhoid Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Typhus </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow Fever </li></ul>
  9. 9. Treatments <ul><li>Cutting veins – Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Dover’s Powder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opium and I Pecae </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treated: pain and induced sweating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Black Drops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opium in vinegar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Laudanam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opium, alcohol, sugar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dragon’s Blood </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red pain resin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treat impressions in the blood </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Treatments ALL OF THESE WERE TRIED TO CURE SEVERAL DISEASES BUT NONE PREVAILED
  11. 11. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Doctors and Diseases on the Oregon Trail.&quot; Historic Oregon City . Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http://www.historicoregoncity.org/HOC/index.php/end-of-the-oregon-trail-history/oregon-trail-history/104-doctorsdiseases>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Modern Medicine in the 19th Century.&quot; Canadian Online Pharmacy | Canada Pharmacy | Prescription Drugs Online | Mail Order Rx Drug Store . Web. 25 April 2011. <http://www.buylowdrugs.com/pharmacy-articles/Modern-Medicine-in-the-19th-Century.php>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Overview: Medicine 1800-1899 Summary | BookRags.com.&quot; BookRags.com | Study Guides, Lesson Plans, Book Summaries and More . Web. 25 April 2011. http://www.bookrags.com/research/overview-medicine-1800-1899-scit-051234/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;What Was The State of Medicine in the 1800s?&quot; Nova Scotia Museum . Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http://museum.gov.ns.ca/sv/history/medicine/_1_4.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;19th Century Medicine.&quot; A Short History of Medical Careers . Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http://library.thinkquest.org/15569/hist-9.html>. </li></ul>

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