"This Yankee Dodge Beats Mesmerism Hollow" (1974)

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction

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  • Story of Anaesthetics Alternative


Traces the history of the discovery of anaesthetic agents. The latter part of the film is devoted to filming an anaesthetist in London as he cares for a patient having two valves replaced in her heart in an operation lasting seven hours.

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