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- DescriptionIn 1847, challenging the firmly held convictions of the medical profession of the time, James Young Simpson demonstrated for the first time that a woman could be safely relieved of the pains of difficult labour by the administration of a general anaesthetic. This book tells the story of one of the great events in the history of medicine.
- Author BiographyMorrice McCrae has been a House Physician and a House Surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and a House Physician at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He is the author of The National Health Service in Scotland: Origins and Ideals (2003), The New Club: A History (2004) and Physicians and Society (2008).
- Author(s)Morrice McCrae
- PublisherJohn Donald Publishers Ltd
- Date of Publication07/06/2010
- GenreBiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJohn Donald Short Run Press
- Out-of-print date28/04/2014
- Content Note32 Plates, black and white
- Weight700 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine30 mm
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