By Natalie Goldstein
Offering a finished historical past of the improvement of the germ thought of illness, this publication profiles significant scientists who helped the idea, together with Leeuwenhoek, Jenner, Pasteur, Lister, Koch, and Walter Reed. It bargains an exploration of antibiotics and the fashionable challenge of disease-resistance because of overuse of those medications.
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Most people living in Holland at that time led fairly routine and ordinary lives. No one seemed more ordinary than Antony van Leeuwenhoek (LEE-ven-hook), who was born in Delft, Holland, in 1632. At 16, Leeuwenhoek left school to become an apprentice in a dry goods shop. He learned all there was to know about buying and selling fabrics and, six years later, quit to set up a dry goods shop of his own. He married, had children, and earned his living selling bolts of cloth to penny-pinching housewives.
The boy had been run over by a cart, and he had a terrible, open fracture in his leg. The compound fracture caused the bone to break through the skin, and the wound was a painful and bloody mess. For the first time in medical history, Lister not only fixed the fractured bones, but also soaked the open wound in carbolic acid. That must have been very painful, but it helped save the boy’s life. Lister then dressed the wound with material also soaked in carbolic acid. Unlike most people who suffered such accidents, the boy did not develop and die from “hospital gangrene” (sepsis, or infection of the blood).
The heat would kill the bad bacteria but would not affect the taste or quality of the wine. This gentle heating process, which could kill many kinds of microbes, including bacteria, came to be known as pasteurization, named after brilliant Louis Pasteur. ) Pasteur also recommended that everyone who worked with the wine should wash their hands after handling each vat of wine. Hand washing would prevent the workers from possibly transferring the harmful bacteria from one vat to another. Wine vats would also have to be cleaned thoroughly before they were used again to make new wine.
Germ Theory (Science Foundations) by Natalie Goldstein