TITLE

This month in medicine: Ether day

AUTHOR(S)
Jay, Venita
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/99, Vol. 161 Issue 8, p934
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recalls an historic operation in the amphitheater of the Massachusetts General Hospital on October 16, 1846, when William Thomas Green Morton administered ether to a young man who was undergoing neck surgery. Birth of a new era in surgery.
ACCESSION #
2451884

 

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