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

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