Snow, Stephanie J.

Blessed days of anaesthesia : how anaesthetics changed the world / Stephanie J. Snow. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2008. - xiv, 226 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-213) and index.

Among the great discoveries of the 19th century, few offer a more fascinating insight into Victorian society than that of anaesthesia. This history reveals how the worlds of Victorian medics, moralists, and clergymen were plunged into turmoil and debate by the discovery and introduction of anaesthetic medicine.

9780192805867 (alk. paper) 019280586X (alk. paper)

2008300656

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101486279 DNLM 014566269 Uk


Anesthesia--History.
Medicine--History.

RD79 / .S66 2008



2008 M-379 WO 11.1 / S674b 2008