Transformation of Surgery

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Who amputated a leg in 28 seconds?
Robert Liston - he accidentally cut off the man's right ********
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There were no proper anaesthetics so what did some surgeons try to do?
Hypnotise their patients
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When were blood transfusion experiments abandoned?
17th Century
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What could cause a patient to die during and after surgery?
Becoming infected by the surgeon’s hands or the tools or the air, half the patients died of blood poisoning
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What was the main factor of 'Problems facing surgeons and patients?
Individual
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There were no proper anaesthetics so what did some surgeons try to do?

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Hypnotise their patients

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When were blood transfusion experiments abandoned?

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What could cause a patient to die during and after surgery?

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What was the main factor of 'Problems facing surgeons and patients?

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