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ROBINSON, James

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A treatise on the inhalation of the vapour of ether, for the prevention of pain in surgical operations; containing a numerous collection of cases in which it has been applied, with the names of the operators; history of the discovery - description of the apparatus - method of preparing the ether - remarks as to the time when the operation should commence, etc., etc., etc.

London: Webster & Co., 1847.

The first textbook of ether anesthesia, published in March, 1847. Robinson, a British dentist, was the first to use anesthesia in England, after receiving information from Henry Jacob Bigelow and Francis Boott. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link. Facsimile edition, with historical introduction, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1983.



Subjects: ANESTHESIA › Ether