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2. What was cauterisation?

  • Using a hot iron to seal blood vessels and stop bleeding
  • Sewing up blood vessels
  • Applying pressure to stop bleeding

3. What does aseptic mean?

  • The prevention of bacteria
  • Killing bacteria

4. Why did chloroform increase death rates?

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

5. What did Joseph lister do?

  • He used pasteurs work to learn about microbes before finding that carbolic spray could kill them
  • He discovered that heating bacteria killed it

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