Change between 1800 -1900

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Flashcards on Change between 1800 -1900, created by grace.cupper on 05/18/2013.

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Who was the Magic Bullet created by? Paul Ehrlich.
He combined a dye with other chemicals to cure what? Syphilis.
Who's research helped him to do this? Koch - his research on dyes to stain bacteria. Behring - his research on antitoxins (chemicals that kill bacteria)
One of his teams discovered that experiment 606 worked - The cure was called what? Salvarson 606.
Factors preventing progress Change can be scary, costly and can impact individual freedom and choice.
What was the Governments attitude to health? 'Laissez Faire' - leaving things to take their own course.
Factors helping change/progress? Individual genius' -Pasteur Government money for science teams Technology -Microscopes The Germ Theory and Communication -Travel.
Causes of death in 1900 TB, Pneumonia, Heart/Liver Disease
Causes of death in 1997 Heart/Chronic Lung Disease, Cancer, Strokes and Injury.
Why did these changes take place? Pasteurs germ theory - vaccinations. Awareness of cleanliness and bacteria. Improvement in surgery. Better diet. Better health care for the poor/women/children - clean hospitals.
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