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"Snow's initial remarks on chloroform, including a temperature-uptake table for chloroform"

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(20 November 1847)

"Westminster Medical Society," Lancet 2 (27 November 1847): 575-76.

The New Letheon Agent.

At the regular weekly meeting of the society on Saturday evening, 20 November:

"Dr. Snow made some remarks respecting chloroform. He said that this agent, which had been introduced by Dr. Simpson, to be inhaled instead of ether, was preferable to the latter in some respects, . . ."

[Please refer to the PDF for the complete set of minutes. The discussion was continued at the next meeting; see Snow's comments at the WMS on 27 November.]

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