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2. What was the main reason the opposition to chloroform weaken?

  • James Simpson died and people felt sorry for him
  • Queen Victoria used it when giving birth to her child
  • People preferred not feeling pain during surgery
  • Hannah Greener lived through the operation on her toe nail - proving to other surgeons chloroform did work

3. Where did the idea of using carbolic spray come from?

  • Sewage
  • Infection
  • Water
  • Cattle

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

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

5. Why did surgeons oppose carbolic spray?

  • They didn't like Lister
  • They enjoyed taking their time and didn't want to waste time spray carbolic
  • They didn't believe Lister
  • They enjoyed infecting patients


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