1. Why did anaesthetics cause the death rate to increase?
- Doctors became over confident and took alot of time so patients would bleed out.
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2. What did sammelweis aim to get doctors to do?
- Use carbolic spray
- Wash their hands
3. What did Joseph Lister use to avoid infection?
- Carbolic spray
4. Scientific name for 'laughing gas'?
- Nitrous oxide
5. Why was speed needed before the discovery of anaesthetics?
- Because patients would thrash around in pain