BGS History GCSE Revision Tests. Surgery- anaesthetics. 1) What were the 3 key problems with surgery in 1800? . PAIN. INFECTION. BLOOD LOSS. 2) Before anaesthetics how did surgeons try and remove the problem of pain in the early 1800s?  . → Got patients drunk!
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→ Got patients drunk!
→ Paid boxers to knock them out!
It showed they
and had done
It had a strong smell, and irritated the
2) Some religious people thought pain was natural, and should not be reduced
Used chloroform during childbirth