August 4, 1900

Death During Use of Schleich Solution.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(5):310. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460310044017

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Omaha, Neb., July 22, 1900.

To the Editor:  —Since Dr. Willy Meyer called the attention of the American profession to the Schleich solution in 1897, I have been a careful student of its use and have had opportunity for my studies in my work as anesthetist of the Presbyterian Hospital and while giving it, upon invitation, in the Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago for Dr. Etheridge, Dr. Stehman and Dr. Hamilton, in Mercy Hospital for Dr. Murphy, in the Dental College for Dr. Brophy, and in Cook County Hospital for Dr. Burton, and in my own city for many of our surgeons.I have been deeply impressed with its qualities, its superiority and its comparative safety. I have never felt that it was a safe anesthetic, for we have none, nor can we ever have one. It becomes my duty to report a death from its use, and it is the

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