Essays Tagged: "anesthetics"

Medicine During Shakespeare

every primitive compared to today's standards. medical concepts were magical anddemoniacal. With no anesthetics, no knowledge of how the human body and it'sfunctions people many times would do anythin ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Is Penicillin as Important Today as When It Was First Discovered?

ctionBefore the 21st century, medical practice was unlike what is known today. In the early 1800's, anesthetics were unheard of. Even sterilization was not practiced. Instruments used in surgery were ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Crawfordlong

telligent doctor. Also he was very Resourceful, because of the incredible way that he found to make anesthetics using ether.Crawford Long was the first guy to successfully use ether anesthetics in sur ... York he thought he could make an anesthetic with it like the one already made using nitrous oxide. Anesthetics are used to lessen or remove the extreme pain in surgery patients had to endure. The mai ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Anesthetics- a history and essay about the 4 types: general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, local anesthesia, and sedation.

Anesthetics are used to block pain or other sensations from a patient as they undergo a surgery. Thi ... this paper I will discuss the types of anesthesia, how each works, and give a little background on anesthetics. There are four broad categories of anesthesia: general anesthesia, regional anes ... A common example of an anesthetic gas used for sedation is nitrous oxide or "laughing gas". Anesthetics have been in use since prehistory. Back then, however, they used only simple herbs such ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Life of Charles Darwin

Edinburgh in England. He dropped out of medical school after watching surgery on a patient without anesthetics. Darwin then enrolled at the University of Cambridge to study for the clergy.John Henslo ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Civil War Medical Practices

ed in the amputation of a limb. Also, all of these amputations were usually done using little to no anesthetics. Just imagine some doctor, most likely just out of school, sawing away at your arm or le ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Inhalants

d cleaners. Examples include cleaning fluids, hair sprays, paints, cooking sprays, nail polish, and anesthetics such as halothane and nitrous oxide, which is often referred to as laughing gas. Also ab ...

(4 pages) 1227 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Nhalants

d cleaners. Examples include cleaning fluids, hair sprays, paints, cooking sprays, nail polish, and anesthetics such as halothane and nitrous oxide, which is often referred to as laughing gas. Also ab ...

(4 pages) 829 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Inhalants

effects of inhalant use are many. Almost all the abused products offer effects similar to those of anesthetics, which are slowing down the body functions. Depending upon the dosage, the user may feel ...

(2 pages) 1232 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"How To Write An Obituary For The Rich And Famous:

"I don't look too bad for someone my age, with my history of illnesses and operations and all those anesthetics. When they knock you out, it gives you time to catch up on your beauty sleep." These are ...

(2 pages) 686 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mysticism

cases to sub-conciously numb and desensitize mind as well as body. As the possibilities of these "Anesthetics" remain nearly limitless in number , the human brain cell count doesen't.This evil ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors