Three Barriers to Surgery

Sorry if the colour coding is confusing - it helps me remember things

  • pink = key dates
  • yellow = key people and discoveries
  • grey = unsuccessful/incorrect ideas
  • red = problems with discoveries
  • green = how different factors affected progress
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  • Surgery
    • Infection
      • 1861
        • Louis Pasteur's Germ Theory
          • Spontaneous germ theory
        • Lister's antiseptic work
          • William Holstead
            • Introduced use of surgical clothes
              • Rubber gloves
      • 1867
        • Lister's carbolic spray
          • Difficult for other people to use.
      • 1878
        • Robert Koch's steam steriliser
    • Pain
      • 1846
        • William Morton - ether
          • Irritated the throat
        • Lister - first ether amputation
      • 1847
        • James Simpson - chloroform
          • Slowed the heart - often stopped it.
            • 1848
              • John Snow - chloroform inhaler
          • 1848
            • John Snow - chloroform inhaler
    • Blood Loss
      • 1901
        • Karl Landsteiner discovered blood groups
          • Transfusions hadn't always been successful before this knowledge.
      • Research aided by WW1
      • French government banned transfusions
      • 1916
        • Sodium citrate prevents clotting.

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LaurenTanner

This is very useful and the colour coding is clear with the key at the top and helps me to remember them easily.

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