Essays Tagged: "Horace Wells"

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

Davy during the 1800's. This gas was used in 1844 for painless tooth extraction by American dentist Horace Wells. In 1842 in Georgia, Dr. Crawford Williamson Long was the first to use anesthesia durin ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Discovery and Controversy over the First Use o

cts of nitrous oxide gas at the Hartford Courant on December 10, 1844. The young successful dentist Horace Wells attended the event.13 The following is an account of how Gardner Colton remembered the ... gentlemen to come upon the stage, who would like to inhale it. Among those who came forward was Dr. Horace Wells, a dentist of Hartford, and a young man by the name of Cooley. Cooley inhaled the gas, ...

(25 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry