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What is an antiseptic?
Chemicals used to destroy germs and prevent infections
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What is an anaesthetic?
A drug given to make a person insensitive to pain.
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What did Louis Pasteur discover? (antiseptics)
He discovered that germs could be killed by heat 130-150C.
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What myth(s) did Pasteur end? (antiseptics)
He put an end to the four humours and the bad air.
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What was Pasteurs theory? (antiseptics)
He said that germs make wine, beer and milk go bad.
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What did Joseph Lister do? (antiseptics)
He thought that germs kill people. He used carbolic acid on people as an antiseptic and it worked.
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What needed to be done to surgerys? (anaesthetics)
Needed more hygiene. Needed sterolized medical equipment.
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1750, low risk of death. (anaesthetics)
Incorrect, in 1750 6 out of 10 people died in or after surgery.
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James Simpson discovered..? (anaesthetics)
Chloroform
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Queen Victoria used it when...? (anaesthetics)
When she was giving birth to her eight child.
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