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Chloroform

Linda Stratmann

Chloroform

the quest for oblivion

by Linda Stratmann

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chloroform -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-251) and index.

    StatementLinda Stratmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD86.C5 S87 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21732063M
    ISBN 100750930985

      “[This] book is a valuable one. Not the least with respect to its brilliant title: What a Blessing She Had Chloroform captures the residually religious, thoroughly medicalized, highly individualized nature of childbirth in the culture we inhabit.”—Agnes Howard, The Cresset Lent. Linda Stratmann traces the social, medical and criminal history of chloroform, from early medical practices to create oblivion through the discovery of chloroform and its discovery, its use and misuse in the 19th century, to the present.

      Chapter 1, Chloroform, Part 2 Disclaimer *** This Video is intended for entertainment/education purposes only. No profit has occurred to me, neither is any copyright infringement intended *** I do. Book of Mormon, Mark Twain & Chloroform in Print – Mormon Quotes. Roughing It , pgs. ; “All men have heard of the Mormon Bible, but few except the “elect” have seen it, or, at least, taken the trouble to read it.I brought away a copy from Salt Lake. The book is a curiosity to me, it is such a pretentious affair, and yet so “slow,” so sleepy; such an insipid mess of.

      University Of Florida Health Science Center. (, March 1). From Chloroform To Epidurals: New Book By UF Physician Examines History Of Labor Pain Relief. ScienceDaily. James Young Simpson () attended the University of Edinburgh from the age of o graduating in He was appointed to a Chair of Midwifery at the same institution in , quickly establishing the position of this subject as a popular and essential part of medical education. He was a pioneer in the use of anaesthetics, particularly chloroform, developing its use in surgery and.


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Chloroform by Linda Stratmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ether and Chloroform: A Compendium of Their History, Surgical use, Dangers and Discovery by Henry Jacob Bigelow | Paperback. Amazon's Choice for chloroform 2X DMSO % Pharma Grade, No Odor - Dimethyl sulfoxide Liquid (2X Oz - 2X ml), High Purity, Set of Two, Heiltropfen® out of 5 stars Stratmanns book tells the story of the rise, fall, and debauchment of the anesthetic known as chloroform.

As such, most of the book -- particularly in the first half -- is a medical history that offers detailed discussion of the debates that went on between doctors as to whether chloroform was the best form of anesthesia available, or whether an alternative approach was superior/5.

Chloroform is made up with Hydrogen, Chlorine, and Carbon this mixture is very deadly as you have already read. 1) State of matter: At room temperature chloroform is a liquid. Chemical/Physical properties- it is a white powdery arsenic, the odor is pleasant, sweetish, etheric, and non-irritating.

Because chloroform, either pharmaceutical grade or homemade, is thought to be carcinogenic, is dangerous to use and make, and doesn’t have much of a shelf life, it may not be your best option for use in a survival situation.

Topical analgesics or oral pain meds may be the better option. Shoot, even doing it like they did in the Wild West is a. Symbol which looks like a small house Solid circle with an upward pointer in it.

Jump to content. Chloroform is commonly used in purification regimes to free virus particles from host cell membranes and to lyse host cells, examples include ΦH (Vogelsang-Wenke and Oesterhelt, ) and ϕCh1 (Witte et al., ).Sensitivity to chloroform was also used widely in classical virology to discriminate between viruses with or without lipid envelopes.

The book is a curiosity to me, it is such a pretentious affair, and yet so "slow," so sleepy; such an insipid mess of inspiration. It is chloroform in print. If Joseph Smith composed this book, the act was a miracle — keeping awake while he did it was, at any rate.”.

Chloroform is a colorless, volatile, liquid derivative of trichloromethane with an ether-like odor. Formerly used as an inhaled anesthetic during surgery, the primary use of chloroform today is in industry, where it is used as a solvent and in the production of the refrigerant freon. Chloroform in Print Does the Book of Mormon get a bad rap.

By Alan Wolfe. “Chloroform in print,” is Mark Twain’s famous dismissal of it. Exposure at high concentrations may result in cardiac sensitization to epinephrine and similar compounds, as well as liver and kidney injury (see Table 14).In cases of chronic or repeated exposure to chloroform, liver injury is most typical (cf.

the effects of carbon tetrachloride). Page - Before passing from these, your supposed dangers of anaesthetics, let me add two remarks — 1st. I do believe that if improperly and incautiously given, and in some rare idiosyncrasies, ether and chloroform may prove injurious or even fatal — just as opium, calomel, antimony, and every other strong remedy and powerful drug will occasionally do.

Chloroform is an organic compound with formula CHCl3. It is one of the four chloromethanes. The colorless, sweet-smelling, dense liquid is a trihalomethane, and is considered somewhat hazardous. Several million tons are produced annually as a precursor to Teflon and refrigerants, but its use for refrigerants is being phased out.

No, this listing is for a Chloroform book. by CommunityAnswer. 0 0. 1 Answer. 1 Answer. Last answer: Febru What exactly is it and what is its purpose. by og Febru Answer this question. 1 Answer. /5(2). Sir James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet, FRCPE (7 June – 6 May ) was a Scottish obstetrician and a significant figure in the history of was the first physician to demonstrate the anaesthetic properties of chloroform on humans and helped to popularise the drug's use in mater: University of Edinburgh.

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Paul E. Rosenfeld, in Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production, Chloroform. Chloroform (CASRN ), also called trichloromethane, is a colorless, volatile liquid with a distinct odor.

It is a nonflammable substance with the chemical formula CHCl is slightly soluble in water and is readily miscible with most organic solvents.

However, too much of the book ended up covering the squabbles of Scotland versus London among their medical schools, and about ether versus chloroform. The book gains more focus near the end as it details scandalous Victorian cases where anesthesia was abused, including the infamous Holmes of Chicago, a mass murderer during the Chicago World's /5(3).

Military Use of Ether and Chloroform. American military doctors began using ether as an anesthetic on the battlefield during the Mexican-American War (), and by it.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chloroform. [Ottawa]: Environment Canada, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National. Snow, John,Chloroform, Anesthesia, Chloroform, Anesthesia Publisher London: John Churchill Collection medicalheritagelibrary; francisacountwaylibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School Contributor Francis A.

Countway Library of Medicine Language EnglishPages:. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Summaries in French and Spanish. Notes: "Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organization, and the World Health Organization, and produced within the framework of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals.".

I read somewhere that Queen Victoria used chloroform while giving birth to one of her children since it eased the pain. Here is an interesting article on its medical use - simple enough for laymen like me.

However, according to an article on the criminal use of chloroform, its use by robbers and kidnappers is more legend than fact. Although he became synonymous with it, Simpson did not invent chloroform.

It was Samuel Guthrie, an American chemist looking for a more Author: Van Winkle's.