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. 

What were the three main issues with surgery between 1845 and 1918?
Pain, Infection and Bloodloss
1 of 8
What is arguably Joseph Lister's most important discovery/development?
Carbolic Spray
2 of 8
Why were some people opposed to Lister's breakthrough discovery?
Doctors thought it was messy and hurt their hands
3 of 8
Who discovered Chloroform?
James Simpson
4 of 8
What was the main issue with Chloroform?
If the dosage was too high, hearts could stop beating
5 of 8
Who solved this problem by developing a dosed inhaler?
Dr John Snow
6 of 8
Who developed blood groups in 1901?
Karl Landsteiner
7 of 8
Why was this development of blood groups so important?
It made surgery possible as blood could be replaced without clotting due to incompatible bloodtypes
8 of 8

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What is arguably Joseph Lister's most important discovery/development?

Back

Carbolic Spray

Card 3

Front

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

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Who discovered Chloroform?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What was the main issue with Chloroform?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

Alice Forward

Report

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

Rosie Stewart

Report

Great quiz, very helpful. Thank you.

Alice Forward

Report

LOVE YOU ROSE BOSE

Rosie Stewart

Report

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

Rosie Stewart

Report

DUH

Alice Forward

Report

YOU GOOGLED IT DONT LIE

Nuha

Report

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

elianaaa1802

Report

The first answer is pain infection and bleeding.. 

Tracy

Report

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

jasmyn

Report

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

Ozzy

Report

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

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Medicine through time (OCR History A) resources »