The short, tragic life of Robert M. Glover

@article{Dfalque2004TheST,
  title={The short, tragic life of Robert M. Glover},
  author={R. J. D{\'e}falque and A. Wright},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={59}
}
  • R. J. Défalque, A. Wright
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Anaesthesia
  • Robert Mortimer Glover (1815–1859) was a contemporary of John Snow and James Young Simpson. Although he did not reach the standing of those two giants, his researches, writings and lectures were important contributions to the early development of British anaesthesia. Glover was the first to explore the physiological action of chloroform in the laboratory and to discover its anaesthetic effect in 1842. He helped Sir John Fife in Hannah Greener's autopsy in January 1848 and influenced Fife's… CONTINUE READING
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