Blessed Days of Anaesthesia: How Anaesthetics Changed the World

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Oxford University Press, 2008 - Medical - 241 pages
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Among the great discoveries of the nineteenth century, few offer a more fascinating insight into Victorian society than the new science of anaesthesia. This vivid and engaging 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. - ;Among all the great discoveries and inventions of the nineteenth century, few offer us a more fascinating insight into Victorian society than the discovery of anaesthesia. Now considered to be one of the greatest inventions for humanity since the p.

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Review: Blessed Days of Anaesthesia: How Anaesthetics Changed the World

User Review  - Dawn Torres-reyes - Goodreads

Well researched book on a fascinating aspect of history. Chapters focus on anesthesia's development, difficulties, and progress from it's first applications in the 19th century through today. Of great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

The progress of science is not something most people think about. We owe the quality of our lives in large part to this progress. This is never more clear than in the case of anaesthesia. Snow's book ... Read full review

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