Clover's portable regulating ether inhaler (1877).
A notable one hundredth anniversary

by
Atkinson RS, Boulton TB.
Anaesthesia. 1977 Nov-Dec;32(10):1033-6.


ABSTRACT

The 100th anniversary of the first description of the 'portable regulating ether-inhaler' by Joseph T. Clover (1825-1882) is recalled. The importance of this piece of apparatus in the development of British anaesthesia is considered and the techniques of its use are outlined. Clover's personal portable inhaler is described and illustrated.

People
Joseph Clover
William Morton
John Collins Warren
Surgical anaesthesia
Chloroform mask (c.1865)
Crawford Williamson Long
Anaesthesia/16th October 1846
Controlling the depth of anaesthesia
The history of anaesthesia apparatus
William T.G. Morton and "The Great Moment"
First use of anaesthetics in different countries



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