First Case in Which Sulphuric Ether Was Exhibited by Inhalation in Labor

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Title

First Case in Which Sulphuric Ether Was Exhibited by Inhalation in Labor

Subject

Ether.
Anesthesia in obtetrics.
Keep, Nathan, 1800-1875.
Longfellow, Fanny Appleton, 1817-1861.
Channing, Walter, 1786-1876.

Description

The passage displayed reproduces a letter from Nathan Cooley Keep (1800-1875), recounting the first use of ether anesthesia in labor; the patient was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s wife, Fanny, who gave birth to a daughter on April 7, 1847.

Creator

Keep, Nathan, 1800-1875.

Source

source_collectionname
Channing, Walter, 1786-1876. A treatise on etherization in childbirth. Illustrated by five hundred and eighty-one cases. By Walter Channing ...

Publisher

Boston, W.D. Ticknor and Company

Date

1848

Date Created

1847-04-14

Format

text

Extent

1 printed page, bound.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

RG732.C36, c. 4, p. 397.

Bibliographic Citation

Channing, Walter, 1786-1876. A treatise on etherization in childbirth. Illustrated by five hundred and eighty-one cases. By Walter Channing ... Boston, W.D. Ticknor and Company, 1848.

Provenance

Gift of James T. Bradlee to the Boston Medical Library, 1907.

Files

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Citation

Keep, Nathan, 1800-1875., “First Case in Which Sulphuric Ether Was Exhibited by Inhalation in Labor,” OnView, accessed April 12, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18107.