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Blessed days of anaesthesia : how anaesthetics changed the world / Stephanie J. Snow.

By: Snow, Stephanie J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2008Description: xiv, 226 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780192805867 (alk. paper); 019280586X (alk. paper).Subject(s): Anesthesia -- History | Medicine -- HistoryDDC classification: Summary: 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.
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616"-"089.5:93 ROBINSON Victory over pain : 616-089.5:93 SMITH Under the influence : 616-089.5:93 SMITH Arrows of mercy / 616-089.5:93 SNOW Blessed days of anaesthesia : 616-089.5:93 STRATMANN Chloroform : 616"-"089.5:93 SYKES Essays on the first hundred years of anaesthesia, / 616"-"089.5:93 SYKES Essays on the first hundred years of anaesthesia, /

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

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