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"CHLOROFORM AS AN ANÆSTHETIC."

JAMA. 1886;VII(16):448. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250100084010.
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To The Editor Of The Journal: 

Dear Sir:  The Journal of September 25, contains an article by T. J. Hutton, M.D., on "Chloroform as an Anæsthetic." Although the vast majority of American surgeons have discarded chloroform, it is not well to allow some statements contained in this paper to pass unchallenged; especially, when coming from a careful practitioner, and based on a large number of observations.Dr. Hutton states, that "ether could never fill the place of chloroform;" and gives amongst his reasons, "the huge quantity of ether required" to produce anæsthesia, "its louder, all-pervading odor," and "the indefinite time required for etherization." There are good and bad methods of administering ether, and the want of success which is often reported, must be ascribed to a failure in appreciating the fundamental principles, which govern the use of these two agents. It is not safe to compel inhalation of an atmosphere

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