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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_general_anesthesia

Attempts at producing a state of general anesthesia can be traced throughout recorded history ... The most ancient testimony concerning the opium poppy found to date was .... In the 13th century, we have the first prescription of the " spongia ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anesthesia

In the practice of medicine (especially surgery and dentistry), anesthesia or anaesthesia is a .... The more detailed pre-operative medical history aims to discover genetic disorders (such as malignant ..... In 13th century Italy, Theodoric Borgognoni used similar mixtures along with opiates to induce unconsciousness, and ...

www.histansoc.org.uk/timeline.html

Timeline of important dates and events in the development of anaesthesia ... 13th March 1733 .... In 1847 and 1848 the magazine, edited by Mark Lemon, published several items related to the newly-discovered anesthetics ether and ... Later in the century Colton single-handedly revived interest in nitrous oxide for dentistry.

www.woodlibrarymuseum.org/history-of-anesthesia

Interactive timeline of the history of anesthesia and the profession of anesthesiology. ... of Inhalational Anesthesia: The Soporific Sponges (XIth–XVIIth Centuries): How a ..... Chloroform was discovered independently in 1831 by the USA's Samuel Guthrie, ..... The History of Anesthesiology Reprint Series: Part 13 - Curare.

www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/A-An/Anesthetics.html

Seeds of the opium poppy have been found in prehistoric Swiss lake dwellings and ... century and by Ugo Borgognoni (Hugh of Lucca) in Italy in the thirteenth century. ... The modern era of anesthesia began in the late eighteenth century when ...

www.rcoa.ac.uk/college-heritage/the-history-of-anaesthesia

... synthesized (by the action of sulphuric acid on ethanol) in the 13th century, and .... Clover also found it useful for speeding the induction of anaesthesia with ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/the-painful-story-behind-modern-anesthesia

Oct 16, 2013 ... Yet while the discovery of anesthesia was a bona fide blessing for humankind, ... From the late 18th century well into the 1840s, physicians and ...

www.muslimheritage.com/article/anaesthesia-1000-years-ago

Though Celsus [1], in the 1st Century, used opium and mandrake for pain ... of science revived and acquired a truly scientific nature [2] [4] [13] [14] [15]. ... Refrigeration anaesthesia which is considered by some to be a modern discovery, thus, ...

www.blatner.com/adam/consctransf/historyofmedicine/4-anesthesia/hxanesthes.html

Also, the focus is mainly on developments in the 19th century, and though I touch .... In 1799 Humphrey Davy discovered anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide ...

www.localhistories.org/surgery.html

In Europe in the 13th century a new type of craftsmen emerged in towns. ... In the 19th century surgery was greatly improved by the discovery of anesthetics.