Factors of Surgery

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  • Factors in Surgery
    • Government
      • Funded Pasteur & Koch's work
      • Partly funded Simpson & Lister
      • Queen Vicotria and anaesthetics (chloroform)
      • Promoted developments in war
    • Technology & Science
      • Microscope 1830 led to Pasteur and Koch
      • Chemical industry led to anaesthetics
      • Snow's chloroform inhaler
      • X Rays and Mobile X Rays
      • Biochemistry led to blood groups and blood storage
    • Individuals
      • Simpson
        • Chloroform 1847
      • Snow
      • Lister
        • Carbolic Spray 1871
      • Landsteiner
        • Blood Groups 1901
      • Rous and Turner
        • Citrate Glucose Solution allows blood to be stored (WWI)
      • Roentgen
      • Pasteur
      • Koch
      • Marie Curie
    • War
      • War creates new problems not found in peacetime
      • In wartime, industry devotes resources to developing new surgical equipment
      • In peacetime surgeons work alone and compete. In wartime they unite and share ideas
      • Surgeons do more operations and are prepared to work harder

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