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To the Editor:
—In The Journal, July 29, page 428, is a report that chloroform was given to two sleeping children without awakening them. During the winter of 1910 I administered chloroform to a child of about two years of age, while she slept, without her making any show of awakening.
Cary EC. Anesthetization of Sleeping Persons. JAMA. 1911;LVII(12):999. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090221022