Barriers of Surgery

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  • Created on: 01-03-15 15:58
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  • Three Barriers to Surgery
    • Pain
      • 1847
        • James Simpson- Chloroform
          • Slowed BUT often stopped the heart
          • 1848
            • Slowed BUT often stopped the heart
            • John Snow- chloroform inhaler
      • 1846
        • Lister- first ever amputation
        • William Morton- Ether
          • Irratated the throat
      • Humphrey Davis- Laughing Gas
        • Hard to control patients laughter
    • Blood Loss
      • 1901
        • Karl Landersteinerdiscovered blood groups
          • Transfusionshadn't always been successful before this knowledge
      • 1916
        • Sodium Citrate prevents clotting
      • French government banned transfusions
      • Research added by WW1
    • Infection
      • 1867
        • Listers Carbolic Spray
          • Difficult to use
      • 1878
        • Robert Koschs steam steriliser
      • 1861
        • Louis Pasteurs Germ Theory
          • SpontaneousGerm Theory
        • Listers antiseptic work
          • William Holstead
            • Introduced  use of surgical clothes
              • Rubber gloves

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