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What is the conventionally accepted time period in which modern medicine began and are there any discoveries that are considered to be particularly relevant?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on the History exchange. – Carey Gregory May 25 '18 at 1:54
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    @CareyGregory I think that should be debated. We do have the tag history-of-medicine, the only problem I see is that modern medicine isn’t a technical name for a branch of medicine. Unlike modern literature or postmodernism, it’s just a label and not a defined era. – Narusan May 25 '18 at 7:01
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    According to MedicalNewsToday they consider history from the 19th century onwards to be modern medicine. The article also covers a lot of the milestones up to the present day. – Chris Rogers May 26 '18 at 16:48
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    Whether it fits here, on History:SE, or History of Science and Math: what has your research shown you so far? – LаngLаngС May 26 '18 at 22:53
  • @Chris - While I don't think there is enough room to detail all of them, that definition and some of the biggest milestones would make a good answer. (artificial heart, saline solution, etc.) – JohnP May 30 '18 at 19:59

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