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A timeline of events of the developments of surgery between 1845 and 1918
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Last updated: 21/03/11 at 15:16
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Karl Landsteiner proved that there were three different blood groups. A, B and O
Queen Victoria used chloroform during the birth of her 8th child, this made more people accepting of the use of chloroform.
James Simpon discovers chloroform while experimenting with different chemicals with his freinds.
Robert Liston uses Ether in Lodon to anaesthetise a patient during a leg amputation.
Laughing Gas begins to be used in dentistry. 40 years after it's discovery.
Sir Humphry Davy discovered that laughing gas reduced the sensation of pain.
Pare test the belief that the Beozar stone cures all poisons by giving a condemmened cook some some poison and then giving him the Beozar stone. The cook later died. This showed that it did not work.