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To the Editor:
—In The Journal, May 3, in answer to an inquiry on general anesthetics for children and infants, the statement was made that "many operations have been done with ethylene on children even as young as 1 year of age without any untoward results."In The Journal, Feb. 9, 1924, I reported the use of ethylene in infants the oldest of whom was 35 days old.
Lundy JS. ETHYLENE ANESTHESIA IN INFANCY. JAMA. 1930;94(22):1782. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710480058029