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Author Snow, Stephanie.

Title Operations without pain : the practice and science of anaesthesia in Victorian Britain / Stephanie J. Snow.

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed H  617.90941 SNOW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Science, technology, and medicine in modern history.
Science, technology, and medicine in modern history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 From Enlightenment Philosophies to Victorian Reform, 1790-1846 10 -- 2 Altered States 40 -- 3 Science Versus Empiricism 74 -- 4 Risks of Life and Birth 93 -- 5 Anaesthesia in London: John Snow's Casebooks 123 -- 6 In the Name of Safety 152 -- Conclusion: The History of Anaesthesia 183.
Subject Anesthesia -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Anesthesiology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 1403934452 (cloth)