anaesthetics and soporifics

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John Arderne (c. 1308—1382) surgeon and author




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Medieval recipes do not always meet definitions used in modern anaesthesia, but the intended result was the same—to make a person ‘slepe so þat he schal fele no kuttyng’ (Arderne). ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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