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!
GCSE Revision Tests
→ Got patients drunk!
→ Paid boxers to knock them out!
and had done
before!!!3) Why did patients prefer surgeons with old and bloody operating coats?
SIMPSON4) What was the name of the doctor who was trying to solve the problem of pain?
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