Card Set Information
The physiology of altered health/study of dysfunction?
Sequence of cellular/tissue events that take place from the time of initial contact with an etiological agent, until the ultimate expression of disease?
Study of identifying causes?
Something that can be measured?
Complaint noted by the person with a disorder?
Manifestation noted by an observer?
Lesions or impairments that follow or are caused by a disease?
Continuous, long process/can run a continuous course to can present with remission periods?
Period where there's a decrease in severity and symptoms?
Refers to individual who harbors an organism but isn't infected/they can still infect others/may be of limited duration or be chronic?
Increase in severity of a disease as marked by greater intensity in any of its signs and symptoms?
Relatively severe, but self limiting?
False Positive vs. False Negative?
False positive can be stressful for person being tested and false negative can delay diagnosis and jeopordize outcome of treatment
Study of disease trends in given population?
Biomedical Researches vs. Epidemiologists?
Biomedical researches seek to elucidate the mechanisms of disease production while epidemiologists are more concerned with whether something happens than how it happens
Rate at which a certain event occurs/reflects number of new cases arising in a population at risk during specified time?
Diseased condition or state/incidence of a disease in population/describes effects an illness has on a persons life?
Death producing characteristics of a disease/provide info about causes of death in given population?
Group of persons who were born approximately at the same time or share some characteristics of interest?
Created Code of Ethics
Took Careful Notes, observed everyone
Got sick cus of gods/He said no, natural causes
illegal to do surgeries
2 Themes:no harm patients/confidentiality
did NOT perform autopsies on humans
physician for Gladiators
world didn't allow autopsies
dissected animals instead
created own drugs
Wrote first human anatomy book(1543/De Humani fabric)
Jan Van Calcar -did the drawings
Catholic church, Gallows Hills, do autopsies only on executed criminals
Used primarily vivisections
Learned heart pumps blood, not lungs
James Phipps, intentionally infected small pox
Killed 1 in 3 kids
Surgeon, worked in operating theaters
Used carbolic acid in rooms/wounds
cleaned wounds, helped survival rate
Performed experiment that confirmed germ theory of diseases
Attributed to vaccines: Rabes, Anthrox, Pasteurization
Created early staining procedure to see bacteria better
Wanted to find cure to Sifolous
Created early chemo
Discovered Penacilin (Nobel Prize)
Discovered curing effect of penacilin
Ernst Boris Chain
Discovered DNA/no experiments