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Father of Medicine

Hippocrates

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Described the 4 humors the human body

Hippocrates

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The 4 humors:

- blood
- phlegm
- black bile
- yellow bile

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Serves as a the source of a person's disposition and disease in ancient times

4 humors

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Regarded as a composite of the 4 humors

Urine

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Oldest lab procedure

Urinalysis

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Traced the beginning of medical technology to 1500 BC

Vivian Herrick

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Intestinal parasites studied by Vivian Herrick

- Hookworm
- Ascaris
- Taenia

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A book for treatment of diseases; contains descriptions of the 3 stages of hookworm infection

Ebers Papyrus

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Book that states that medical technology began during the Medieval period (1096-1438) because urinalysis was a fad

An Introduction to the Profession of Medical Technology

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Author of An Introduction to the Profession of Medical Technology

Ruth Williams

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Scientists that made the "scientific observation" that urine of certain individuals attracted ants and had a sweet taste

Hindu doctors

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Prefers to date medical technology from the 14th century when an Italian physician employed Allesandra Giliani to perform tasks now under the domain of medical technology

Anne Fagelson

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Hired by an Italian physician in the 14th century to perform tasks now under the domain of medical technology

Allesandra Giliani

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Fluid of life

Blood

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First unlucky recipient for blood transfusion

Pope Innocent VIII

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Discovered blood circulation

William Harvey

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First animal to animal blood transfusion

Richard Lower

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First animal to human blood transfusion

Jean Baptiste-Denis

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First human to human blood transfusion

James Blundell

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Discovered ABO blood group system

Karl Landsteiner

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Invented the compound microscope

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

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First to describe RBCs, see protozoa , and classify bacteria according to shape

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

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Founder of Pathology

Marcello Malphigi

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Greatest of the early microscopists; worked with anatomy and embryology

Marcello Malphigi

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Youngest of the early microscopists

Rudolf Virchow

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Fouded the Archives of Pathology in Berlin on 1847

Rudolf Virchow

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Performed the first quantitative test for urine sugar

Herman Fehling

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Developed the first visual colorimeter based on Beer's Law

Jules Dubosq

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Dyes produced around the mid-15th century

Aniline dyes