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2. Why couldn't silk be used

  • It didn't absorb carbolic spray
  • It wasn't hygienic
  • It was too expensive

3. Why did they need anaesthetics?

  • To stop screaming
  • To stop patients from going into shock from the pain
  • To give them more time

4. What was nitrous oxide first used for?

  • Operations
  • Dentistry
  • Amputations

5. Why did chloroform increase death rates?

  • Doctors thought they could take longer to operate- causing infection
  • It could permanently put people to sleep


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