The introduction of ether anaesthesia to Great Britain.
2. A biographical sketch of Dr. Francis Boott

by
Ellis RH.
Anaesthesia. 1977 Feb;32(2):197-208.


ABSTRACT

The life of Francis Boott, instigator of the first ether anaesthetics in England is described. The reasons for his settling in Britain are explored and his friendship with Jacob Bigelow and his links with Robert Liston are explained.
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