1. What were the three main issues with surgery between 1845 and 1918?
- Infection, Interception and Inference
- Pain, Infection and Bloodloss
- Pain, Brain Damage and Heart Failure
- Disfigurement, Depression and Sneezing
- Bloodloss, Limb Loss and Hair Loss
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2. What is arguably Joseph Lister's most important discovery/development?
- Carbolic Spray
- Nitrous Oxide
- Chloride of Lime
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
- Florence Nightingale
- Karl Lansteiner
- William Morton
5. What was the main issue with Chloroform?
- It caused cancer of the lungs
- It knocked people out for 3 days
- If the dosage was too high, hearts could stop beating
- It did not do its job
- It smelt terrible
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