john Graut Information Over the course of history, there have been key figures who have contributed…
Over the course of history, there have been key figures who have contributed to healthcare delivery around the world. We will now take a moment and explore some of those significant figures in medicine.
Part 1: John Graunt
1. Under Week 3 Module, locate the John Graunt material
2. For your own knowledge, identify why he is noted as a significant figure in the history of medicine along with the purpose of the Bills of Mortality?
3. Review the interesting statistics of how persons died during that time. Some of this information may be difficult to understand due to the “Old English” format.
What stood out to you? Was there any diseases that are still present today?
Part 2: Other Significant Figure
Locate a significant figure from the 1900s-2000; cut off year is 2000, who has contributed to the delivery of health care.
Name the significant figure – Please refrain from noting John Grant, John Snow, or other significant figure noted in Chapter 3 or the lecture notes.
Cite your source – provide the appropriate link(s)
Describe in 5-6 sentences why this figure is “significant” and the contributions made to health care delivery.
Beyond the contributions made by this figure, identify any other “interesting” item you found inspiring.