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The creation of anaesthesia to Victorian Britain marked a defining second among smooth medication and past practices. This e-book makes use of new info from John Snow's casebooks and London sanatorium records to revise some of the present old assumptions concerning the early background of surgical anaesthesia. by way of studying complicated styles of innovation, reversals, debate and geographical distinction, Stephanie Snow exhibits how anaesthesia turned proven as a regimen a part of British medication.

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