Individual Genius- Infection

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What was Ignaz Semmelweiss' discovery in 1847?
That dirty hands lead to infection
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Name reasons why Semmelweiss didn't make a big impact
Couldn't explain, wrote a whiny book, he bullied people into doing what he said
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What did Louis Pasteur discover in 1861?
That micro-organisms caused disease
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Why was Joseph Lister significant?
He discovered the idea of sterile surgery and anti-septics
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What did Lister create?
A anti-septic- carbolic acid to heal wounds
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What did Lister do to make surgery sterile?
They sterilised all equipment and theatres, this reduced deaths significantly
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When was Lister's ideas published?
1867
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