A history of nitrous oxide and oxygen anaesthesia. XII. Developments in America and nitrous oxide anaesthesia between world wars.

@article{Smith1972AHO,
  title={A history of nitrous oxide and oxygen anaesthesia. XII. Developments in America and nitrous oxide anaesthesia between world wars.},
  author={W. D. A. Smith},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1972},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          215-21
        }
}
  • W. D. Smith
  • Published 1 February 1972
  • Medicine
  • British journal of anaesthesia

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