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Medicine!!!!!!!!!!

  1. 1. Medicine in New England Renaissance<br />By Ashley Nedley<br />4/29/11<br />
  2. 2. Inventions<br />
  3. 3. Developments<br />Surgery<br />No sanitation<br />No Protection<br />Disease Spreading<br />Home Remedies<br />Disinfecting surgical tools (late 1860s)<br />Idea was presented in 1850 but not introduced until the 60s<br />Preventive Medicine<br />Vaccines (small pox)<br />Alternative Medicine<br />“Medieval” or “Cave Man”<br />Cutting and draining <br />Breaking<br />
  4. 4. Role of Women in Medicine<br />
  5. 5. THERE WAS NO SUCH THING AS WOMEN IN MEDICINE!!!!!<br />Good for making babies and being a wife to their husbands<br />
  6. 6. Scientific Research<br />Anatomical<br />Physicals<br />Preventive Medicine<br />Vaccines<br />“Cures”<br />Clinical Statistics<br />Percentages<br />Postmortem Findings<br />Autopsy<br />Chest Percussions <br />Listening to the heart with the newly discovered stethoscope<br />
  7. 7. Diseases<br />Syphilis<br />Treated with Arsenic and Mercury<br />Many died from Mercury Poisoning<br />TB<br />Treated With:<br />Smoking tobacco<br />Cod Liver Oil<br />Onion Stew<br />Mercury<br />
  8. 8. Diseases<br />Cholera<br />No official treatment; Mercury<br />Dengue Fever<br />Immobilizing joint pain<br />Broken bones<br />No possible treatment<br />Diptheria<br />Influenza<br />Malaria<br />Food Poisoning --- MOST COMMON<br />Typhoid Fever<br />Typhus<br />Yellow Fever<br />
  9. 9. Treatments<br />Cutting veins – Fever<br />Dover’s Powder<br />Opium and I Pecae<br />Treated: pain and induced sweating<br />Black Drops<br />Opium in vinegar<br />Laudanam<br />Opium, alcohol, sugar<br />Dragon’s Blood<br />Red pain resin<br />Treat impressions in the blood<br />
  10. 10. Treatments<br />Glue<br />Soap<br />Castor Oil<br />Carbonate (milk) of Magnesia<br />Opium<br />Iobelia<br />Juniper Berries<br />Tree Bark<br />Chili Peppers<br />Garlic<br />Calomel<br />Hypnotism<br />ALL OF THESE WERE TRIED TO CURE SEVERAL DISEASES BUT NONE PREVAILED<br />
  11. 11. Works Cited<br />"Doctors and Diseases on the Oregon Trail." 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>.<br />"Modern Medicine in the 19th Century." 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>.<br />"Overview: Medicine 1800-1899 Summary | BookRags.com." 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/>.<br />"What Was The State of Medicine in the 1800s?" Nova Scotia Museum. Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http://museum.gov.ns.ca/sv/history/medicine/_1_4.html>.<br />"19th Century Medicine." A Short History of Medical Careers. Web. 25 Apr. 2011. <http://library.thinkquest.org/15569/hist-9.html>.<br />

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