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"We have conquered pain" : the discovery of anesthesia

Author: Dennis B Fradin
Publisher: New York : M.K. McElderry Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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An account of the work of four doctors involved in the debate over the credit for use of anesthetics in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charles T Jackson; W T G Morton; Crawford Williamson Long; Horace Wells; Crawford Williamson Long; Horace Wells; W T G Morton; Charles T Jackson; Charles T Jackson; Crawford Williamson Long; W T G Morton; Horace Wells
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis B Fradin
ISBN: 0689505876 9780689505874
OCLC Number: 32921968
Description: 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two million years of pain --
Ether frolics and laughing-gas parties --
Doctor saviour --
Humbug or the greatest discovery every --
Gentlemen this is no humbug --
We have conquered pain --
Whose discovery is it --
The battle to the death part I --
The benefactors of mankind --
The battle to the death part II --
And one lived happily ever after --
The battle continues.
Responsibility: Dennis Brindell Fradin.

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An account of the work of four doctors involved in the debate over the credit for use of anesthetics in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century.

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