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PATTERSON, Richard

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Charles Thomas Jackson: “The head behind the hands.” Applying science to implement discovery and invention in early nineteenth century America. By Richard J. Wolfe and Richard Patterson.

Novato, CA: HistoryofScience.com, 2007.

The first biography of Jackson, the physician and geologist who discoverered of the anesthetic effects of ether, and also played an important role in the discovery of the American electro-magnetic telegraph. Forms a supplement to Wolfe's Tarnished idol: William Thomas Green Morton and the introduction of surgical anesthesia. A chronicle of the ether controversy (2001; No. 6903).



Subjects: ANESTHESIA › History of Anesthesia, BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works) › Biographies of Individuals