||Sir James Young Simpson a Scottish physician
introduced chloroform as an anesthetic agent during childbirth. Chloroform
was first used on Queen Victoria, during her eighth delivery.
||Edward H. Barton at Vera
Cruz, Mexico was the first to use sulfuric ether as the anesthetic agent
for a leg amputation during wartime.
||John Snow, an English physician designed the
chloroform inhaler, which delivered the anesthetic agent at optimum
levels. He was the first to perform endotracheal anesthesia on a rabbit.
||Etienne Jules Marey a French physician discovered
the sphygmographe. This device helped to record the pulse form on the
||Joseph T Clover an English surgeon improved the
techniques of gas delivery and cautioned the physicians to monitor the
||Claude Bernard a French physiologist Discovered
the nerve muscle blocking action and the introduced the use of mixed
||Paul Bert the French physiologist along with the
American surgeon Edmund W Andrews introduced nitrous oxide in
||Frederick J. Cotton and Walter M. Boothby
invented an apparatus for the delivery of nitrous oxide, ether and oxygen.
||A.D Waller designs the chloroform balance, which
determines the concentration of the vapor, received by the patient.
||Lincoln F. Sise invented the apparatus
“introducer” for insertion of lumbar puncture needles.
||American society of Anesthetist was founded.