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The history of surgical anesthesia by Thomas E. Keys

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Published by Wood Library, Museum of Anesthesiology in Park Ridge, Ill .
Written in English


  • Anesthesiology -- History,
  • Anesthesiology -- History

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Statementby Thomas E. Keys ; with an introductory essay by Chauncey D. Leake ; a concluding chapter "The future of anaesthesia" by Noel A. Gillespie ; and an appendix by John F. Fulton.
LC ClassificationsRD79 .K4 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 193 p., [21] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1014214M
ISBN 100961493275, 0961493283
LC Control Number96060981

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  A paper-backed reprint and revision of the Schuman edition published in A preface prepared for this edition by Dr. Keys adds comments on the text of the first edition.   Early anesthesia can be traced back to ancient times (Babylonians, Greeks, Chinese and Incas), but one of the first European accounts occurred in the s when Theodoric of Lucca, an Italian physician and bishop, “used sponges soaked with opium and mandragora [from the mandrake plant] for surgical pain relief,” according to Britain’s. Practical Points in Anesthesia. This book covers the following topics: The Induction of Anesthesia, Cardiac Collapse, Respiratory Collapse, When Shall the Patient be Declared Ready for Operation, Maintenance of the Surgical Plane of Anesthesia, Some Important Reflexes, Vomiting during Anesthesia, Obstructed Breathing, The Use of the Breathing Tube, Indications for Stimulation during Anesthesia. The book introduces the reader to the fundamental concepts of anesthesia, including principles of practice both inside and out side of the operating room, at a level appropriate for the medical student or first-year (Anesthesia) resident. Author(s): Karen Raymer, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), McMaster University.

  Garrison and Morton list four books under the section "History of Anaesthesia," but only two of the four were published in the present generation: they are The History of Surgical Anesthesia by Thomas Edward Keys (G. & M. #) and The Development of Inhalation Anaesthesia by Barbara M. Duncum. The former has long been out of : John B. Stetson. The History of Anesthesiology Reprint Series: Part 17 - Selected Studies of the 19th Century in Physiology and Pharmacology Related to General Anesthesia. The History of Anesthesiology Reprint Series: Part 18 - Controversies in Anesthesia. The History of Anesthesiology Reprint Series: Part 19 - Anesthesia Journals. The History of Anesthesiology. surgery, branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and the excision and repair of pathological conditions by means of operative procedures (see also anesthesia; medicine; radiology). Early History In prehistoric times, sharpened flints and other sharp-edged devices were used to perform various surgical operations. trations depict an entire surgical operation, showing the patient and surgeons together. The latter illustrations clearly depict the condi-tions in which general anesthesia with Mafutsuto was administered at the time. These two illustrations, showing how surgery was per-formed under general anesthesia in the s, seem to be among.