Bloodloss key dates

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  • Created on: 09-12-13 19:11
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  • Key dates for bloodloss
    • Before 1800- ineffective treatments for pain- often died of trauma
    • 1846- Liston amputated a leg in 26 seconds using ether- news spread quick
    • 1842- Long discovered ether- did not tell other doctors
    • 1845- Wells did an unsuccessful demo of nitrous oxide
    • 1846- Moreton did a successful public operation using ether
    • 1799- Davy discovers nitrous oxide- ignored
    • 1846-70- Black Period of Surgery
    • 1847/8- Simspon discovers chloroform- lots of opposition


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