Timeline History

Medical History Timeline 1911 - 1920



Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events
1911   Thomas Lewis publishes a classic textbook. The mechanism of the heart beat. London: Shaw & Sons and dedicates it to Willem Einthoven. Birth of Willem J. Kolff
Willem J. Kolff invented the artificial kidney dialysis machine.
           
1912          
1913 Dr. Paul Dudley White becomes one of America's first cardiologists, a doctor specializing in the heart and its functions, and a pioneer in use of the electrocardiograph, exploring its potential as a diagnostic tool.        
1914   Birth of Jonas Salk (developed a vaccine for polio )          
1915   Birth of Joseph Ransohoff (neurosurgeon who invented the modern technique for removing brain tumors )        
1916          
1917 Julius Wagner-Jauregg discovers the malarial fever shock therapy for general paresis of the insane   Death of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson


The first British woman to qualify as a doctor. In 1866, founded a hospital for women in London which was later renamed the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital.

       
1918          
1919   Death of William Osler (called the "Father of Modern Medicine" )          
1920   Birth of James Mourilyan Tanner (developed Tanner stages and advanced auxology )          
Year Medical Discovery / Inventions medical articles / thesis
Famous Births/Deaths Medical Equipments Medical Events


Medical History Timeline 1901-1910

Medical History Timeline 1921-1930

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