Horace Wells' Demonstration of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School

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Title

Horace Wells' Demonstration of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School

Subject

Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Harvard Medical School.
Nitrous oxide.
Anesthesia.

Description

Describes Wells' unsuccessful attempt to demonstrate anesthesia using nitrous oxide at Harvard in December 1844.

Creator

Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.

Source

A History of the Discovery of the Application of Nitrous Oxide Gas, Ether, and Other Vapors, to Surgical Operations

Publisher

Hartford : J. Gaylord Wells

Date Created

1847

Format

text

Extent

2 printed pages, bound.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

RD80.W5W46, c.2, p. 6-7.

Bibliographic Citation

Wells, Horace, 1815-1848. A history of the discovery of the application of nitrous oxide gas, ether, and other vapors, to surgical operations / By Horace Wells. Hartford : J. Gaylord Wells, 1847.

Provenance

Deposited by the Boston Public Library in the Boston Medical Library, 1904.

Files

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Citation

Wells, Horace, 1815-1848., “Horace Wells' Demonstration of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School,” OnView, accessed July 15, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18063.