Key dates in Transformation of Surgery 1845-1918

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

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