History- Surgery

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What were the three main problem with surgery before the 19th century?
Pain, Infection and Blood Loss
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Who discovered Nitrous Oxide?
Humphrey Davy and Horris Wells
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When was Nitrous Oxide discovered?
1799 and 1845
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How was Nitrous Oxide discovered?
Davy accidentally discovered that when inhaling Nitrous Oxide you become less aware of pain and Wells used it for extracting teeth.
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What are the benefits of Nitrous Oxide?
Calms and reduces pain
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What are the limitations of Nitrous Oxide?
Has a slow effect and is also too weak
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