Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023

The Discovery of Anaesthetic | Surgery Cleft in Twain

The story about the discovery of anaesthetic is both hopeful and tragic. Ether, the first widespread anaesthetic used, was a blessing to the world but a curse to those who discovered its use. However, it would revolutionise the care of patients and open the door to disciplines of surgery previously unimaginable.

This is the moment surgery changed forever. This is the story about the discovery of anaesthetic.

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