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Created to assist payment of medical bills to the elderly
lived in trees, animals, the earth, and air
In earliest of times, disease and accidents were attributed to Magical Spirits which were thought to live where?
constructed privies for sewage
made public drains
What are some of the things Egyptians do?
Who did the Egyptians rely on for their health information?
Who formulated the first hygenic code?
cleanliness of body
protection against the spread of contagious diseases
isolation of lepers
disposal of excreta/refuse
What did the Hebrews do?
"Father of Medicene"
Who is hippocrates
Who is the first epidemiologist?
gazelle and crocodile poop
the fat of a serpent
insides of mammals and other excreta
What were some medical remedies used by Egyptions
built sewage systems/bath
Who were the first to build aqueduct system
leprosy, bubonic plague, small pox, diptheria, measles,
What were the diseases of the dark ages
severe facial and extremity disfigurement
What is leprosy
Forced to leave the city, carry an identifying rod, and bell around their neck
How was a leper treated
the inspection of a patients urine for changes in color by a physician
What is water casting?
The surgical removal of a patients blood for therapeutic purposes
What is blood letting
Who performed surgeries during Renaissance
Because they had the sharpest tools
Why did barbers perform surgey
the "miasmas" rising from this rotting refuge could travel through the air for a great distances & were believed to a result in disease when inhaled
What is the Miasma Theory of Disease
Discovered a vaccine procedure against smallpox
What did Edward Jenner
What can prevent scurvy?
Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC)
What is the worlds leading epidemic center
premier medical research facility in the world & is designed to learn the cause, prevention, and cure of a disease
What is National Institutes of Health ?
designed to assist in the payment of medical bills for the elderly
Created to assist in the payment of medical bills to the poor
March 23, 2010
When was Obama Care signed into act
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
What is the official name for Obama Care?
allows health care coverage to 31 million uninsured Americans and promotes worksite wellness programs
What is does the bill state?
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