Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


Horace Wells - on Nitrous Oxide - a book by Gamsjäger, Thomas

Horace Wells - on Nitrous Oxide

Horace Wells - on Nitrous Oxide( )
Author: Gamsjäger, Thomas
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

On 11 December 1844 Horace Wells was the first to use the gas nitrous oxide as an inhalational anaesthetic. Wells himself acted as the patient, a fellow dentist extracted a tooth, and Wells felt no pain at all. This marked the beginning of general anaesthesia, without which most of the subsequent developments in surgery would not have been possible.The priority on these findings was heavily disputed between Wells and his former student, William T. Morton, who later, in 1846, introduced...
More Description

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.12 Inches
Book Weight:0.25 Pounds

Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

All the Missing Girls
Miranda, Megan
Paperback: $16.00
Aurelius, Marcus
Paperback: $10.00
The Age of Innocence
Wharton, Edith
Paperback: $15.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.