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Man who discovered chloroform?
James simpson
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Scientific name for 'laughing gas'?
Nitrous oxide
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Before anaesthetiics, how did doctors get patients to remain still?
They were held down/restrained
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Why was speed needed before the discovery of anaesthetics?
Because patients would thrash around in pain
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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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What did Joseph Lister use to avoid infection?
Carbolic spray
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Why war war important factor for surgery?
Because during war times doctor would collaborate on projects to save troops.
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What did sammelweis aim to get doctors to do?
Wash their hands
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Card 2

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Scientific name for 'laughing gas'?

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Nitrous oxide

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Before anaesthetiics, how did doctors get patients to remain still?

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Card 4

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Why was speed needed before the discovery of anaesthetics?

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Card 5

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Why did anaesthetics cause the death rate to increase?

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