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T I remembered the author s name for weeks before I bought the book where once purchased t sat on a shelf for years It moved with me from Texas to South Dakota to London I ve meant to read this book for 15 years Though Hypnotisørens kærlighed it was verynteresting and t had me laughing well snorting out loud t wasn t a breezy readI m not sure The Pope ift was the writing style or the references but something just didn t click Ether Day tells the stranger than fiction story of the men who were Fire Blood (A Targaryen History, involved thenvention of ether The subject matter Un curieux grain de sable is fascinatingt s wild to think about life before anesthetics and how much medical practice truly changed with stronger solutions to pain We really take for granted that anesthesia A Dark-Adapted Eye is safe and accessible There s a heavy focus on the legal aspects of the discoveryf you re All for Knot (Love in Knot Valley interestedn the history of patent law this ll be a great read for you and also the lesser known aspects of the lives of the men who claimed to discover Foresight it You won t find anything about William T G Morton s early days as a con man through cursory research fornstance This Demons Bitch is also a delightful readf you re a medical history nerd who comes from Boston Many of
the places from nstitutions to streets mentioned are still around todayWhile I liked the book overall places from nstitutions to streets mentioned are still around todayWhile I liked the book overall had trouble getting Dawn of Awakening to Sacred Conscience into Fenster s writing style I wouldn t sayt s dry but the book didn t grab me uite as firmly as some of the other medical histories I ve read It s difficult to put my finger on This didn t spoil the book by any means but t just wasn t a page turner for me Interesting historical perspective on the discovery of anesthesia especially considering all of the other famous people nvolved Plain Haven (Plainly Maryland including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Samuel Morse I uite liked this book unexpectedly lent to me Having read a fair amount of non fiction history I thought the author did a pretty good job at bringing the main characters to life Ether Day was almost a minor rolen what played out for many years between the men who wanted to be acknowledged as the person who Murder on Black Swan Lane (A Wrexford Sloane Mystery, introduced ether to the medical world The stories of the men and their personalities were uite vivid and surprisingly dramatic The story of ether was also a surprise as I had been unaware of the prevalence of social use of ether prior to Ether Day The science of ether and the medical use was like mortar between bricks not taking up a lot of the book butt was nicely ntegrated and provided the structure to explore the
RESPONSES OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSION INof the medical profession n places besides Boston where the 1st hospital use Try a Little Tenderness is likely to have occurred I would go for a 35 here as I think the book was uitenteresting for such an unexpected topic Fairly Behold!!! the Protong interesting a tangled tale about three men all of whom claimed thenvention of ether The book The Wranglers Inconvenient Wife (Wyoming Legacy, interweaves the tale of the three men withnformation on surgical procedures of the time Needless to say the development of anesthesia was an Expeditions, Estimation, and Other Dangerous Pastimes (Claimings, incredible boon I d have preferred medicalnformation however than biographical nformation. Tells of the three men responsible for bringing ether to the world and details their bitter falling out.
CHARACTERS Ether Day The Strange Tale of America's Greatest Medical Discovery and the Haunted Men Who Made ItReally Tangled (Torn Trilogy, interesting was psyched that on page 5 theyntroduce William Morton as one of the men responsible for figuring out how to use ether for surgery since Morton Tell Me A Story is a family name and there s a chance he s a distant relative Until they reveal that he was wantedn 5 states for fraud and spends the whole book trying to get credit for something he likely didn t have much to do with discovering I have to admire his gumption at least go Mortons Luckily he didn t kill anyone This book by American Heritage magazine columnist and New York Times contributor Julie M Fenster Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa is a remarkable account of the history of modern anesthesia a word assigned to the procedure by no less than the estimable Daniel Webster and the lives of the men who worked to gaints acceptance Amazon.com: Financial Engineering: The Evolution of a Profession (Robert W. Kolb Series) eBook: Tanya S. Beder, Cara M. Marshall: Kindle Store in the medical world Fenster has a wonderful dry wit which comesn handy when describing the antics of William Morton the mountebank and physician manue who aimed to make his fortune selling an orange scented version of common sulphuric ether named n what seems to be the first trademark of a medical good Letheon and who left a record of *Swindles And Business Fraud Ranging * and business fraud ranging New Hampshire to New Orleans before demonstrating to the physicians of Massachusetts General Hospital the usefulness of ether New Hampshire to New Orleans before demonstrating to the physicians of Massachusetts General Hospital the usefulness of ether surgery largely removing ts greatest terror unrelieved pain While effusive Figure Drawing in Proportion in her praise of the procedure of anesthesiatself Fenster gives us wonderful warts and all portraits of the major personalities who jockeyed for the title of Exit Strategy (Katerina Carter Fraud inventor of anesthesia whichncluded William Morton and at least two respected New England physician scholars The venues for this struggle ncluded the United States House of Representatives where certain Representatives fought to get their state s favorite
Son Recognition And Money Forrecognition and money for distinction of giving anesthesia to the world This s a wonderful history of anesthesia as we have come to know Aliens and Alien Societies itn that early stage where One-Way Trip (Sniper Elite, it dramaticallymproved the lot of surgical patients with chemicals which before then were scientific curiosities used mainly for the entertainment of the middle class as then legal recreational drugs Ether Day Photo Craft is a fascinating look at the history of anesthesia evenf you re not an anesthesiologist Think about t the first clinical use of general anesthesia n the surgical arena was just over 150 years ago This Discover Manga Drawing Kit is an amusing and educational look at the history of whats arguably the most Rock and Riot Volume 2 important medical advancementn the history of mankind This book will nterest anyone who has ever had surgery plans to have surgery has an nterest Can You See What I See? Christmas Read-and-Seek (Scholastic Reader Level 1) in medicine or history or just likes to know stuff This review originally appeared on my blog at wwwgimmethatbookcomThanks to the author for gifting me this book for reviewETHER DAYs meticulously researched the characters are brought to life via the detailed descriptions of their lives and mental statesTo think that people were operated on with no care for their pain yet Laughing Gas ether was used by non med. Though ether may not spring to mind n a search for the greatest medical discovery the description of su. ,
Ical people for fun and escape s mind boggling *NO ONE MADE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO UNTIL * one made the connection between the two until Morton Horace Wells and Charles Jackson discovered the other uses of this gasThe fact that these three men s lives overlapped was both good and bad the discovery of ether as an anesthetic made both patient s and surgeon s lives better but there was a lot of vitriol and ego The Perfect Edge involved as well Each stood to make his fortune via ether yet their lives were not always brightened by their actionsFenster has clearly done her research theres both an White Rabbit (White Rabbit index and endnotes showing the comprehensive reading she did to recreate this story She alsoncludes a bibliography for further reading The 1800 s come to life under her expert prose and background detail I especially enjoyed the explanation of how the gas was delivered and how the machines were tinkered with to provide a accurate mixing of gas and air The fact that these men experimented on themselves shows both folly and determination Richard of Jamestown in Chapter 14 Chlory theres a section about scientists sniffing different concoctions of gases to figure out the best combinationEvery Thursday evening they would gather at the Simpson home sitting around the dining table to Twisted Fates (Pleasure House, inhale candidate chemicals I selected for experiment and havenhaled several chemical liuids of a fragrant and agreeable odor Simpson wrote The Wolfs Surrender in a medical journal during the course of his research such as the chlorine of hydrocarbon acetone nitrate of oxide of ethyle benzin the vapour of chloroform etc One old friend a professor named Miller made a habit of dropping by at breakfast time every Friday so he said to seef anyone was dead The lengths these men went to The Millionaire Real Estate Agent in the name of sciences unheard of today As the book jacket notes Ether Day s a little known anniversary yet without the actions of these men there would have been greater suffering
in this world They were not heros either just men trying to make money or athis world They were not heros either just men trying to make money or a for themselves who fell nto a bizarre chain of events that would send them all down a crazy rabbit hole and eventually break themAuthor Julie Fenster has brought the memory of these men out of the past and placed A Light in the Wilderness (Out of Jerusalem, it firmlynto our awareness with ETHER DAY I commend her for choosing her subject wisely and keeping this discovery relevant Applied Minds: How Engineers Think in a new way This showed upn a monthly library magazine and caught my eye Had to be ordered through Pinkalicious and the Flower Fairy inter library loan and came from Western Pennsylvania A slow sometimes monotonous read I found the medical history a bit tedious at times butnforming What I find Leverage RPG interestings that Ether Att platsa i en skola för alla is a preferred gas wellnto the 21st century I first heard about this book on NPR Hadzic& in 2001 The story was fascinating a conman dentist made one of the most revolutionary discoveriesn modern medical science and no one has heard of him Plus there s this endless feud between the various men who claim the discovery and Empire of the Seas its effects on the establishmentn both science and class and the monetization of medicine The sell was grea. Rgery before ether at the beginning of this book will make a strong case for t This fascinating account. ,