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Some new letters of Horace Wells concerning an historic partnership

Henry K. Beecher

Some new letters of Horace Wells concerning an historic partnership

by Henry K. Beecher

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, Horace, -- 1815-1848.,
  • Anesthetics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from Journal of the history of medicine and allied sciences, vol. 9, no. 1, 1954.

    StatementHenry K. Beecher and Charlotte Ford.
    ContributionsFord, Charlotte.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9]-20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18685645M

    It has been suggested that Robert Louis Stevenson's masterpiece Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde derived inspiration from the real-life tragedy of the final days of Connecticut dentist Horace Wells, innovator of the clinical use of the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide. We examined Stevenson's letters, biographies, and other references in the literature, press, and Author: Rini A. Vyas, Sukumar P. Desai. In the winter of , William Morton and Horace Wells, who had begun to practice dentistry in Hartford, Connecticut in , practiced together in Boston. This partnership turned out to be unprofitable and was dissolved in the fall of Wells returned to Hartford; Morton stayed in Boston.

    New International Year Book; a Compendium of the World's Progress for the Year New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company, NEW YORK, MUSEUM of THE CITY of NEW YORK, Annual Report of the Trustees, , New York, , The New York Times Index, a Book of Record, Annual Cumulative Volume Year New York, New York Times . A Hartford dentist, Dr. Horace Wells (), was in the audience on this particular evening (Figure ). Wells had a productive dental practice but, being an especially sensitive person, had difficulty in dealing with the terrible anguish and suffering of his patients.

    Dr. Horace Wells () * who visits the dental office to provide the dentist with information concerning the specific companys product. In some programs, a PhD for another 2 years of education and postdoctoral education. Education of the dental specialist. This observation in connection with discovery of anaesthesia in by Horace Wells () enabled development of precise diagnosis of cancer and modern radical cancer surgery.


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Horace Wells, a dentist, of Hartford, Connecticut, who used nitrous oxide as an anesthetic in his dental practice as early as December,sought to demonstrate its possibilities for use with surgical patients before Dr.

John C. Warren’s class at the Harvard Medical School in January,but failed through a technicality. Horace Wells, born in Hartford, Vermont, and educated in Boston, began his practice in Hartford, Connecticut, in and quickly rose to prominence.

He married Elizabeth Wales in and continued to write about dentistry and invent various devices, such as a foot-powered shower. The American dentist, Horace Wells () introduced the clinical use of nitrous oxide (N2O) for modern surgical and dental anesthesia. On Decem he attended a demonstration of the exhilarating effects of what was called “laughing gas”, given by showman Gardner Q.

Colton (). Born: 7/21/, Died: 11/26/ Horace Wells Sellers, great grandson of painter Charles Willson Peale and son of engineer Coleman Sellers was born in Philadelphia.

He studied at both the Friends School in West Philadelphia and Eastburn Academy at 9th and Arch streets before receiving his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a course in architectural drawing from the. Dentist Horace Wells attends a demonstration of nitrous oxide inhalation at an exhibition by Gardner Quincy Colton.

Wells conceived the notion of pain relief by gas inhalation, and thus rediscovered an idea by Humphry Davy expressed 4 decades earlier.

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In January he was present at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, when Horace Wells, his former dental partner, attempted unsuccessfully to demonstrate the anodyne properties of nitrous oxide gas.

Determined to find a more reliable pain-killing chemical, Morton consulted his former teacher, Boston chemist Charles Jackson, with whom he. Born JanuHorace Wells was the first of three children of Horace and Betsy Heath Wells in Hartford, Vermont. Inthe family moved to Westminster, Vermont.

Horace Wells attended schools from to in Hopkinton and Walpole, New Hampshire, as well as Amherst, Massachusetts. His father died in at the age of Cited by: 1.

Enduring contributions of Henry K. Beecher to medicine, science, and society (Book) [Biographical sketch of Henry K.

Beecher] () [Papers] by. Horace Wells Near the pond, in the east section of Bushnell Park, stands a magnificent statue of a capped gentleman, holding a cane, and silently gazing out over the green landscape. To many, simply another sculpture of a famous person of days long gone by. Works about Wells " Wells, Horace Lemuel," in The Encyclopedia Americana, New York: The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation () Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. Horace. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Horace: The Art of Poetry: An Epistle to the Pisos (in Latin and English), ed.

by George Colman (Gutenberg text) Horace: The Art of Poetry: The Poetical Treatises of Horace, Vida, and Boileau, With the Translations by Howes, Pitt, and Soame (Boston et al.:.

Crawford Williamson Long (November 1, – J ) was an American surgeon and pharmacist best known for his first use of inhaled sulfuric ether as an anesthetic. Long was born in Danielsville, Madison County, Georgia on November 1, to James and Elizabeth Long.

His father was a state senator, a merchant and a planter, and named Alma mater: University of Georgia, University .A member of the Governing Committee of Museums of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and a trustee of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences and the New York Historical Society, Mr.

Morgan also served as a New York State Legislator () and Bank of America director (), and was a member of the New York law firm Rumsey & Morgan.Horace Wells. The American dentist Horace Wells () was the first practitioner to publicly advocate the use of nitrous oxide as an anesthetic and one of the first to use an anesthetic.

Horace Wells was born in Hartford, Vt., on Jan. 21, He attended schools in Hopkinton and Walpole, N. H., and Amherst, Mass.