BGS History GCSE Revision Tests. Surgery- antiseptics. 1) What was the “Black Period of Surgery?”. 1846-70 The removal of pain made doctors over confident. They took too long and infection rates went right up.
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GCSE Revision Tests
The removal of pain made doctors
over confident. They took too long
and infection rates went right up
Made doctors wash their hands (in lime chloride)
CARBOLIC ACID was
used in sewers to kill
the smell. Started to use
it in operations to kill
germs. It was sprayed
all over the place.4) What were the ideas and methods of Joseph Lister?
Instead of killing germs, remove
them altogether by sterilising