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Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum  |   March 2014
Longnecker’s Trade Card against the “Asphyxie” of “The Old Way”
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Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum
Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum   |   March 2014
Longnecker’s Trade Card against the “Asphyxie” of “The Old Way”
Anesthesiology 03 2014, Vol.120, 535. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000444101.85995.b7
Anesthesiology 03 2014, Vol.120, 535. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000444101.85995.b7
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
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This trade card is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
George S. Bause, M.D., M.P.H., Honorary Curator, ASA’s Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, Park Ridge, Illinois, and Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. UJYC@aol.com.
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
In decrying “The Old Way” of nearly asphyxiating patients with brief administrations of 100% nitrous oxide, dentist F. C. Longnecker advertised images of a patient before and after receiving laughing gas via a mouthpiece from a large bag (above). According to Dr. Longnecker:
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