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Executive Health Management

World Anaesthesia Day on 16 October 2021

2021 09 Oct

World Anaesthesia Day, also known as National Anaesthesia Day or Ether Day, is observed annually on 16 October to commemorate the birth of anaesthesia. On 16 October 1846 at Massachusetts General Hospital, William T.G. Morton administered ether anaesthesia to Edward Gilbert Abbott (1825-1855) (Haridas 2017). Dr John Collins Warren (Hersey Professor... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Anaesthesia Day

2015 13 Oct

This week sees anaesthetists marking World Anaesthesia Day, a date that commemorates the first successful demonstration of ether anaesthesia on October 16, 1846.   One of the most significant events and developments in medical history, the demonstration took place at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the home of the Harvard School of Medicine.... Read more