Bibliographic references


The Development of Anaesthetic Apparatus

A history based on the Charles King Collection of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Resource verified by SHCG editorial group

Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications Oxford 1980

ISBN: 0-632-00177-1


A comprehensive survey of anaesthetic appartus from 1846 to 1940. Over 230 illustrations and each piece of apparatus described in detail with contemporary references and biographical details of its inventor. Described as being of '...value and interest to ... historians of medicine and scinece and curators of medical and other museums.' 268 pages with index.

First published 1975, reprinted 1980.


anaesthetic anaesthesia instrument apparatus medicine medical hospital surgery

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