Insensibility during surgical operations produced by inhalation

  title={Insensibility during surgical operations produced by inhalation},
  author={Henry Jacob Bigelow}
It has long been an important problem in medical science to devise some method of mitigating the pain of surgical operations. An efficient agent for this purpose has at length been discovered. A patient has been rendered completely insensible during an amputation of the thigh, regaining consciousness after a short interval. Other severe operations have been performed without the knowledge of the patients. So remarkable an occurrence will, it is believed, render the following details relating to… 
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