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1
Q

When was john hunter born and when did he die

A

1728-93

2
Q

John hunter books and date of publication

A

Natural History of Teeth (1771), On venereal Disease (1786), blood inflammation and gunshot wounds (1794)

3
Q

Hunter’s Teaching, which iconic figure in medicine did he also teach

A

taught other surgeons such as Edward Jenner and founders o hospitals in Britain and America

4
Q

what did hunter do in 1767

A

Experimented on himself in 1767 with gonorrhoea

5
Q

what did Hunter do in 1785

A

saved a man’s leg with an aneurysm. Amputating the knee joint instead of the whole leg.

6
Q

how many anatomical specimens did Hunter have

A

3000 anatomical specimens (stuffed animals, dried plants, fossils, diseased organs, ebryos)

7
Q

what were the problems of surgery

A

PAIN. BLOOD LOSS. INFECTION.

8
Q

who discovered the first anaesthetic

A

James Simpson Chloroform 1847