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Hippocrates

First to believe fresh air, exercise and healthy eating can prevent sickness

2

Vaccinations

Needle to prevent disease and infection

3

Barber - surgeon

Cut hair and preformed surgeries, amputations, blood letting and burned stumps to seal blood vessels
Red represents blood and flesh of patients
Blue represents organs of patients
Hung outside on the pole to dry them out

4

Hospice

Person that cares for a person close to death, keep them calm and comfortable

5

Long term care

For a person that needs 24 hour care after an injury or surgery, help will be brought to their home

6

Caduceus

Symbol of physicians
Snake as symbol

7

Pathogen

Start of the study of bacteria
Microorganisms

8

Galen

Discovered the importance of the spinal cord to your other limbs

9

Rehabilitation

Centre where patients can go to regain strength after an injury or learn to live with a disability

10

Clinic

Where a bunch of doctors work in the same building and share, office staff and receptionists

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Penicillin

Antibiotic
Losing effectiveness because of overuse and change in bacteria over time