The Transformation Of Surgery

HideShow resource information

1. 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
1 of 13

Other questions in this quiz

2. Who discovered carbolic spray?

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

3. Who discovered chloroform?

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

4. Which anaesthetic was the first to be discovered?

  • Chloroform
  • Laughing gas
  • Ether

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

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


No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

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