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2. Who discovered carbolic spray?

  • Louis Pasteur
  • Joseph Lister
  • Robert Liston
  • William Halsted

3. Which statement is not true:

  • Lister influenced surgeons to stop operating in ordinary clothes and to wear surgical gowns and face masks instead
  • Lister influenced the use of sterilised rubber gloves
  • Lister believed: 'success depends on attention to detail'
  • Lister influenced operating theatres and hospitals to be rigorously cleaned

4. What specifically did scientists discover, to do with blood transfusions, during WW1?

  • Hydrochloric acid will increase the shelf life of blood once it has been seperated
  • X-ray machines will help store blood so it doesn't clot
  • Sodium citrate would prevent blood clotting and how to separate blood to be stored
  • How to store blood

5. Who discovered chloroform?

  • Humphry Davis
  • Dr Keith
  • James Simpson
  • Robert Liston


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