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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English


  • Simpson, James Young, -- Sir, -- 1811-1870.,
  • Anesthetics.

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  The Paperback of the Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform () by Henry Laing Gordon at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to Author: Henry Laing Gordon. Published a year after his death, and edited by his son, this publication collects much of the work in the fields of anesthesiology, reproductive medicine, and epidemiology, by pioneering Scottish obstetrician James Young Simpson. This the second part (but complete in itself) from the collected works of Simpson, published upon his death. James Young Simpson, who will ever be remembered as the discoverer of the pain-annulling power of chloroform, was born in the year , at a period when there was room for a hero in the practice of the healing art in the British Islands. Sir James Young Simpson lived from 7 June to 6 May The first man ever to be knighted for his services to medicine, he is principally remembered for introducing anaesthesia to childbirth. Simpson was born in Bathgate, West Lothian, the seventh son and eighth child of a baker. He went to the University of Edinburgh at the age of 14, and at the age of 16 began to study medicine.

In more peaceful times and pursuing a more constructive pursuit, Sir James Young Simpson, born in , was the Scottish surgeon who pioneered the use of anaesthetics. This was , when he became the first to apply ether as an anaesthetic to reduce the pain of childbirth. The diary, written by his nephew Robert Simpson, describes the great physician's illness and declining health during the two months leading up to his death in Although it was used in the preparation of a biography of Sir James published in , .   Sir James Young Simpson of Edinburgh became famous for his discovery of the anaesthetic qualities of chloroform and his championship of obstetric anaesthesia. However, as the outstanding British obstetrician between and , he also pioneered many other advances in Cited by:   Simpson, James Young, Sir, , Anesthetics Publisher New York, Longmans, Green & Co. Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language EnglishPages:

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