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16/10/1846 Ether is introduced


Ether For Anesthesia


The History of Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital


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American dentist William Morton demonstrated general anaesthesia using ether. His patient`s name was Gilbert Abbott. Physicians removed small tumor from beneath his jaw in a public operation. It took place in the Boston General Hospital. Abbott inhaled the gas from a glass flask. Ether use suggested American chemist Charles Jackson.
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