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Life and letters of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia

William Harry Archer

Life and letters of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia

chronologically arranged with an appendix.

by William Harry Archer

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, Horace, -- 1815-1848.,
  • Anesthesia -- history.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from Journal of the American College of Dentists, v.2, June, 1944.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[81]-210, 16 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14733414M

    Life and letters of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia: chronologically arranged with an appendix. [W Harry Archer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Anesthesia. Wells, Horace, -- Anesthesia -- history. More like this: Similar Items. Horace Wells, a contender for recognition as the discoverer of anesthesia, is celebrated in the town where he conducted most of his work, Hartford, CT. His only descendant was his son, Charles Thomas Wells (–), an influential and successful business executive at Aetna Insurance Company.

    Horace Wells' life is examined as a manifestation of major depressive and seasonal affective disorders to explain aspects of his behavior. Presented as an abstract at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Anesthesia History Association, May 2, , Hartford, by: 1. The Life and Letters of Horace Wells: Discoverer of Anesthesia by W. Harry Arche. $ The Life and Letters of Horace Wells: Discoverer of Anesthesia (Hardback or Case. $ $ A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable Seller Rating: % positive.

    Wells' introduction of nitrous oxide as an anesthetic was also associated with self-inhalation. An Examination of Horace Wells' Life as a Manifestation of Major Depressive and Seasonal Affective Disorders - Journal of Anesthesia HistoryCited by: 1.   Anesthesia was discovered by a Hartford, CT dentist, Horace Wells, in His use of nitrous oxide revolutionized the practice of dentistry by permitting the painless extraction of teeth. Another dentist, William T.G. Morton, introduced anesthesia to the medical community with a successful demonstration of sulfuric ether in Author: Joseph A. GiovannittiJr.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William Harry Archer. A standard source of information on Wells is William Harry Archer, Life and Letters of Horace Wells, Discoverer of Anesthesia (), reprinted from the Journal of the American College of Denti no.

2 (June ). Also see Menczer, “Why Horace Wells—?”. Horace Wells, a dentist in Hartford, Connecticut, first used nitrous oxide in dentistry in December A few weeks later he travelled to Boston, Massachusetts, to demonstrate to physicians and dentists the use of nitrous oxide in painful by: Horace Wells, (born Jan.

21,Hartford, Vt., U.S.—died Jan. 24,New York, N.Y.), American dentist, a pioneer in the use of surgical anesthesia. While practicing in Hartford, Conn., inWells noted the pain-killing properties of nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) during a laughing-gas road show and thereafter used it in performing painless dental operations.

Early life. Wells was the first of three children of Horace and Betsy Heath Wells, born on Janu in Hartford, Vermont.

His parents were well-educated and affluent land owners, which allowed him to attend private schools in New Hampshire and Amherst, Massachusetts. At the age of 19 inWells began studying dentistry under a 2-year apprenticeship in Boston.

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Horace Wells: discoverer of anesthesia. Jacobsohn Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by: 8. Archer, Life and letters of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia J Am Coll Dent 6: 99 () – 6.

B. MacQuitty, Victory over pain, Morton’s discovery of anesthesia () Toplinger New York by: 6.The Life and Letters of Horace Wells: Discoverer of Anesthesia.

Kila, MT: Kessinger Publishing. pp. Dennis Brindell Fradin. We Have Conquered Pain. New York City: M.K. McElderry Books. pp. Richard J. Wolfe and Leonard F. Menczer. I Awaken to Glory: Essays Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Discovery of Anesthesia by.Life and letters of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia, chronologically arranged with an appendix.