This was before the use of anesthetics in surgery, it must be remembered.
"I thought—He never gave you—anesthetics—" she told herself.
She had written with an awful, awful pain in her heart—and she had lived before the days of anesthetics!
Volatile medicines—as the anesthetics (ether, chloroform, etc.)—are to be given by the attending surgeon only.
Together, without 322 anesthetics, they performed the first operation in thigh amputation ever known in that region.
He had submitted to the painful cutting of two of them without the aid of anesthetics.
So, it is impossible for the defenders of vivisection to show any good that has been accomplished without the use of anesthetics.
He had nervous attacks, which he soothed with narcotics and anesthetics, which he used freely.
You noticed an operating table in the center of the room and in a corner a little stand for anesthetics.
The mortality of childbirth has been reduced to about one-fifth of what it was by the introduction of antiseptics and anesthetics.