The King's anaesthetic

@article{Conacher2015TheKA,
  title={The King's anaesthetic},
  author={Id Conacher},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={139 - 145}
}
  • Id Conacher
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Biography
  • King George VI underwent an operation for pneumonectomy in September 1951. Part of the operation anaesthetic record has survived. With conjecture, on a typical scenario of a 55-year-old male undergoing pulmonary resection for carcinoma in the early 1950s and other facts in the public domain, the King’s anaesthetic has been reconstructed to give an approximation of the events that in the last few months of his life caused his speech to change from that achieved by his personal voice coach and… CONTINUE READING

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