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three developments or changes to medical thinking or practice
that Vesalius was responsible for.
these in order of importance.
why you think that this is the correct order of importance.
of Vesaliusí findings would be most opposed at the time and
why do you think this?
of Galen's theories did Vesalius disprove?
were Vesaliusí drawings so important to future medical developments?
Examination style questions
describe the main features of Andreas Vesaliusí work. (5)
answers to examination style questions: read through these and
analyse what is included and what is missing from these answers. 1)
Vesalius work was based on drawings and writing books. He made
some suggestions that Galen was wrong about anatomy. He worked
in Padua and fell out with his professor over how to bleed patients.
His work is considered to be very important.This
answer is very basic. It provides some of the detail required
but doesn't go into any depth about the nature of his work. This
is a low level response.2) Vesalius' work focused largely upon
the anatomy of the human body. He used dissection and human skeletons
to establish what the internal workings of the body looked like
and made detailed drawings of these. He published these drawings
along with his notes and made use of the new printing technology
that was available at the time of the renaissance. Vesalius' work
is noted for being a turning point in medical history. It identified
weaknesses in the theories of Hippocrates and Galen, his theory
regarding Septum for example. His works also provided detailed,
and accurate, drawings and explanations of the workings of the
human body: which was another important development in medicine.This
answer recognises the main focus of Vesalius' work and explains
the significance of the developments that he made. It pinpoints
the areas in which Vesalius made breakthroughs and makes reference
to other factors, such as technology, that made Vesalius' work
possible. This is a higher level response.
Vesalius have made these changes prior to the renaissance?
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