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September 16, 1911

Anesthetization of Sleeping Persons

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Welcome, Wis.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(12):999. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090221022

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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.

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