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Who discovered chloroform as an anaesthetic in 1847?
James Simpson. Simpson discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform and successfully introduced it for general medical use.
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Antiseptics were pioneered by who in 1865?
Joseph Lister. Lister observed that 45 to 50 percent of amputation patients died from sepsis. In 1865, he learned of Louis Pasteur's theory that microorganisms cause infection. Using phenol as an antiseptic, he reduced the mortality rate in his ward
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In 1798 who published his work on vaccinations for smallpox?
Edward Jenner, who pioneered the smallpox vaccine, using cowpox, which was the worlds first vaccine.
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Who discovered a cure for Syphilis in 1909, and what was it named?
In 1909, the German scientist Paul Ehrlich discovered that the chemical Salvarsan 606 cured syphilis.
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Who proved that germs caused disease?
In 1864, Louis Pasteur proved that germs caused disease.
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Who made great impact on the cleanliness of Hospitals and showed that trained nurses and clean hospitals helped sick people get better?
After 1860, the work of Florence Nightingale began to improve standards of nursing in Britain, and to improve cleanliness in hospitals.
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In 1901, who discovered blood groups?
Karl Landsteiner in Austria discovered blood groups.
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Which pair discovered DNA?
Crick and Watson (Francis Crick and James Watson)
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During the Second World War, who learned how to mass-produce penicillin - the first antibiotic?
Florey and Chain
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Joseph Lister. Lister observed that 45 to 50 percent of amputation patients died from sepsis. In 1865, he learned of Louis Pasteur's theory that microorganisms cause infection. Using phenol as an antiseptic, he reduced the mortality rate in his ward

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