Factors Affecting Surgical Development 1840-1920 - Pain and Anesthetics

A web of all the factors in time order for pain and anaesthesia in surgery, 1840-1920. 

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Novocaine Opium,
alcohol used Amputation/ Dental
1905
when surgery gallstone anesthetic -
necessary. surgery most Horace Wells -
common.
1884 Used
- local in Europe in
Humphrey
anesthetic 1850s. No Davy -
discovery anesthetic "laughing gas"
until mid-19th
Century!
Cocaine Nitrous
Oxide
Addictive! 1844
1850s
PAIN
Religion Ether William Robert
1846 Morton - Liston -
dentist amputation
Belief Chloroform
that God 1847
wants people
to feel pain James Queen Could
Simpson Victoria affect heart -
Eve dosage issues.
discovered popularized in
in Garden 1853 -
of Eden - pain John childbirth
of childbirth Snow
as punish invented
inhaler - more
control.

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