Key dates in Transformation of Surgery 1845-1918

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Koch identified bacterium that caused blood poisoning
Hannah Greener died while receiving Chloroform
Morton used Ether to anaesthetise a patient in the USA
Koch developed the steam steriliser
Marie Curie developed 'little curie' - portable x ray
Novocaine used as an Anaesthetic
Lister became Professor of Surgery at King's College Hospital, London
Queen Victoria received Chloroform during childbirth
Pasteur's Germ Theory
Lister's wards were 'sepsis free for nine months'
Gilles set up a plastic surgery unit at Aldershot
Richard Lewisohn found that adding Sodium Citrate prevented blood clotting
Liston used Ether during amputation in Britain
Lister used Carbolic Acid to treat a broken leg
John Snow developed a Chlorofrom regulator
Rous and Turner developed a way of storing blood
Alexander Wood invented the Hypodermic Needle
Simpson used Chloroform for the fisrt time
Landsteiner identified blood groups
Ignaz Semmelweiss showed concerns about medical students not washing their hands after leaving the morgue
Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x rays
Blood depot established prior to the Battle of Cambrai
Cocaine is used as a local Anaesthetic

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