Surgery 1845-1918

This quiz is a good resource for anyone doing the History Schools Project 'Medicine Through Time'. This would help with revision for the surgery sources paper. 

1. What were the three main issues with surgery between 1845 and 1918?

  • Bloodloss, Limb Loss and Hair Loss
  • Pain, Brain Damage and Heart Failure
  • Pain, Infection and Bloodloss
  • Disfigurement, Depression and Sneezing
  • Infection, Interception and Inference
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2. What is arguably Joseph Lister's most important discovery/development?

  • Chloride of Lime
  • Chloroform
  • Carbolic Spray
  • Ether
  • Nitrous Oxide

3. Why were some people opposed to Lister's breakthrough discovery?

  • Doctors thought it was messy and hurt their hands
  • There was no proof that it was effective
  • People liked infection!?!
  • It smelt bad
  • The yellow colour was ugly

4. Who discovered Chloroform?

  • Karl Lansteiner
  • James Simpson
  • William Morton
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Winston Churchill

5. What was the main issue with Chloroform?

  • If the dosage was too high, hearts could stop beating
  • It did not do its job
  • It caused cancer of the lungs
  • It knocked people out for 3 days
  • It smelt terrible

Comments

Alice Forward

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Please comment if you have a moment so that I can improve this, or other, resources. Thank you.

Rosie Stewart

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Great quiz, very helpful. Thank you.

Alice Forward

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LOVE YOU ROSE BOSE

Rosie Stewart

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I return the appreciation for this well constructed test. My only criticism would be that it's a 'dose inhaler' not 'dosed'.

Rosie Stewart

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DUH

Alice Forward

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YOU GOOGLED IT DONT LIE

Nuha

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good quiz but Karl Landsteiner discovered blood groups not developed them :)

elianaaa1802

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The first answer is pain infection and bleeding.. 

Tracy

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James Simpson didnt discover chloroform - he discovered its use as an effective anaesthetic.

jasmyn

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Just happen to find this !! Got full marks well done Alice

Ozzy

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Great quiz covers all the main topics thanks hopefully will help me for the test tomorrow !

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