Transformation of surgery (swhs)

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What were the negative effects of Ether?
Irritated lungs, patients vomited, highly flammable, difficult to store.
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What was discovered in 1799?
Humphrey Davey invented nitrisous oxide (laughing gas)
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In 1844 Horace Wells used what in dentistry?
Laughing gas
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Who discovered Ether in 1845?
William Morton
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In 1846 Robert Liston used what for amputations?
Ether
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What are the good effects of Ether?
It's powerful and quick acting.
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How was chloroform discovered?
In 1847 when colleagues of Simpson experimented with different chemicals.
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What helped to increase the usage of chloroform?
Simpson wrote articals about his discovery and that Queen Victoria used it.
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What were the negatives of chloroform?
In 1848 Hannah Greener died in surgery because they were not sure on the dosage.
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What were the positives of chloroform?
The discovery of chloroform meant that surgeons could perform more complex surgery.
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Who discovered Ether in 1845?

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