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Mesmerism and the Introduction of Surgical Anesthesia to Victorian England

Winter, Alison (1998) Mesmerism and the Introduction of Surgical Anesthesia to Victorian England. Engineering and Science, 61 (2). pp. 30-37. ISSN 0013-7812 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechES:61.2.Mesmerism

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Abstract

How professional jealousy, not altruism, led to the widespread use of ether and other chemical anesthetics.


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