early history of surgery in Great Britain its organization and development by George Parker

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The Early History of Surgery in Great Britain: Its Organization and Development Paperback – August 1, by George Parker (Creator) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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London, A. & C. Black,   Early techniques were rudimentary, or even barbaric by today's standards, as anesthesia was not commonly used until the mid-to-late s. According to some sources, it wasn't until the s that the likelihood of surviving surgery was greater than.

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