The role of carbon dioxide in anaesthesia.

  title={The role of carbon dioxide in anaesthesia.},
  author={R P Harbord and S PARNELL and A B EASTWOOD and Brett Lucas and E H MILNE},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  volume={46 5},
DUNCUM in her book "The Development of Inhalahon Anaesthesia" (1) states that carbon dioxide was the first gaseous anaesthetac used surgically and mentions that Hlckman performed surgical operahons on animals under the influence of carbon dioxade as early as 1824. Recently, a large meat-pact6_ng organization introduced the novel procedure of using 30 per cent carbon dioxide as an inhatataonal anaesthetic for hogs, thereby reducmg the noise, confusion, labour, and hme required m slaughtering… CONTINUE READING