When will we say that it goes back l’modern anesthesia?
Although various methods were tested since ancient times, more or less appropriate, to anesthetize patients before surgery, the anesthetic similar to the one we know today, albeit with some differences, He was only born over 800.
Its discovery is due to chemical Humphry Davy.
He was the first to realize that the protossido d’azoto, as well as produce a feeling of euphoria and to infuse humor, It was also able to make it insensitive to pain.
It Thus began the modern history of anesthesia (Photo gives: repubblica.it).