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Flashcards on Anaesthetics, created by Cornwellxpro on 05/13/2014.
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Humphrey Davy Nitrous oxide Laughing gas Used as a recreational drug (Missed Opportunity)
Horace Wells Dentist Nitrous Oxide Found out about NO3 at a travelling fair Demonstration went wrong at Harvard medical School (Then stopped work)
William Morton Wells assistant Ether Discovered ether and used it at Harvard Medical School and it worked. But Ether was highly flammable and irritated the lungs of the patients and doctors
James Simpson *Doctor from Edinburgh *Used Chloroform *But Chloroform slowed the rate at which cells worked so could stop the brain and the heart
Carl Koller Cocaine
John Snow After a 15 year old girl died of a Chloroform overdose. He created an Inhaler that could control the dose. This inhaler was successful on Queen Victoria
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