John W. Severinghaus Translational Science Lecture: Disruptive Technology in Anesthesiology
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hall H
Steven L. Shafer, M.D.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Anesthesiology was founded on most disruptive technology imaginable: rendering the human brain reversibly insensible. In the decades after ether we continuously introduced disruptive technology: local anesthesia, fluid therapy, new classes of drugs, and endotracheal intubation. Modern critical care can be traced directly to a disruptive invention by John Severinghaus; the blood gas machine
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