The Thing Is... Anaesthesia
Sunday 24 March 2013, 15.00-16.00
To celebrate John Snow’s bicentenary, find out
about his pioneering work on ether and chloroform in an era when
there were few options for pain relief in surgery. In this talk,
medical historian Stephanie Snow will explore the debate and
controversy that surrounded the development of anaesthetics.
This event is FREE.
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