Flashcards in Industrial Revolution Medicine Deck (26):
In what year did Jenner develop the Smallpox
What method of preventing disease did
vaccination improve upon?
What disease did Jenner inject Jame Phipps
with to prevent him from getting Smallpox?
How many more experiments did Jenner carry out?
Give 2 reasons Jenner faced opposition.
Explanation, making money from inoculations.
In what year did the British government make
the vaccination compulsory?
Which theory did the GT prove wrong in 1861?
What job did Pasteur do and in which country?
In what year did Koch prove that specific germs
cause specific diseases?
Name 3 germs Koch discovered.
Anthrax, TB, Cholera
Name 3 vaccines that Pasteur developed.
Chicken cholera, Anthrax, Rabies
In what year did Nightingale go out to the
What changes did Nightingale make to the wards in the Crimea?
Ventilation, Hygiene and Wards
What were the names of Nightingale 2 books that
turned nursing into a profession?
- Notes on Hospitals
- Notes on Nursing
By 1901 there were 68,000 trained nurses and
in 1850 there had been none. True or false?
What attitude did the government have in this
In what year did Cholera hit England?
Who wrote the report on the Sanitary
Conditions of the Labouring Classes?
When was the 1st Public Health Act and what
was wrong with it?
1848 and it was not enforced.
What did the 1st Public Health Act recommend?
Local board of health
Who discovered what was causing cholera in
Broad Street and in what year?
Snow in 1854.
Who built London’s sewer system?
When was the Great Stink?
In what year were some working class men
given the right to vote?
When was the 2nd Public Health Act passed and
how was it different?
1875 and it was enforced.