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. 

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

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

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

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

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

4. Who discovered Chloroform?

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

5. What was the main issue with Chloroform?

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

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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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