The Dental Register Volume 48

The Dental Register Volume 48

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and undoubtedly this peculiarity ultimately became the occasion of his death. He had accumulated a considerble amount of money and property, for which he has no heir in France. His people once lived, we think, and may yet, in Richland county, Ohio. If this notice should come to the knowledge of any of the members of his family it would be to their interest to look after the matter. Any friends of Dr. Shelley wishing to communicate in reference to the matter can write to Dr. N. W. Williams, of Nice, France, or to Mr. Allain, Attorney, 8 Rue Florentine, Paris, . F ran'-e. Read before the Thirty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Mit-higan Dental Association. Nearly half a century has passed away since Wm. G. Morton, an enterprising dentist of Boston, first made use of ether as an anaesthetic, and scarcely less time has elapsed since James Y. Simpson and his friends sat down together to make a practical test of the anaesthetic properties of chloroform. That these anaesthetics were enthusiastically received and used by the medical and dental professions we can well believe, and that they have so long maintained the place which they now hold in the practice of dentistry when so many local anaesthetics have been brought to notice is a lasting testimony in their favor. The fact that chloroform was first used in Europe may have influenced the profession of that country to stand so strongly for it and prefer it to ether, but that preference which at one time seemed to be gaining asstrong foothold in the United States is fast giving way, and chloroform no longer maintains the place which it once held with ether. That these anaesthetics were at first used indiscriminately, and with little knowledge of the process by which they produced the...
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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845250
  • 9781236845252