Medicine Vs. Simpson In The History Of Medicine

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Some people may say that Simpson is more important in the history of medicine than Lister. Simpson dealt with the ‘pain’ section during the 19th century, and after many years of previous surgeons/doctors attempting to find a thing to fight pain, Simpson found the answer in Chloroform. This was important because it was used widely for military purposes and also aided in childbirth; Queen Elizabeth 1st and Charles Dickens’ wife, both used Chloroform during the birth of their children. Although, there were many setbacks in the use of anaesthesia and Chloroform. A patient took Chloroform for an ingrown toenail and died. This was important because it showed that Simpson didn’t know how much Chloroform to use for each patient. However, other people
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