physicians in the operating room did not wear gloves to protect themselves or their patients. Caroline Hampton Halsted graduated from nursing school in New York City in 1888 (Lathan, 2010). She moved to Baltimore in 1889 where she worked as chief nurse of the operating room at Johns Hopkins Hospital (Lathan,2010). Caroline worked as the scrub nurse in the operating room for Dr. William Halsted, who she later became romantically involved with and ultimately married (Lathan, 2010).
“In 1895, William G. Morgan decided to blend the elements of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball to create a game for his classes of businessmen.” (Donaghy). Morgan was raised in New York and went to the Springfield College of the YMCA. In 1895, he became the director of physical education at the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts. William Morgan invented volleyball while looking for a less violent sport for his older members of the YMCA. (Strength and Power for Volleyball). William Morgan named
I will examine the origins of breast reconstruction as well as evaluate the overall surgery amongst women, surgeons and our society today. The treatment of breast cancer has improved remarkably from the original surgeries that were developed by Halsted (Uroskie & Colen, 2004). The techniques such as Gilles’ “walking flap” or the idea behind the reshaping of a breast “mound” from the free perforated flap using internal tissue have been advanced and solidified in our current surgical society (Uroskie
diabetes include: obesity, lack of physical activity, history of gestational diabetes mellitus, hypertension, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol of less than 35 or triglyceride of greater then 250, and seriously impaired glucose tolerance (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009). One the biggest environmental factors that causes insulin resistance is obesity, which could be due to the lack of physical