Ether Dome

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The surgical theater at the Massachusetts General Hospital where, on October 16, 1846, the first public operation under ether anesthesia was performed
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Hoffmann in Under the Ether Dome, "is a process that is haphazard more than deliberate, more felt than seen, and it progresses almost imperceptibly" (p.
One of the places we will be seeing is the Ether Dome of Mass General (Hospital), the first surgery to use ether as an anesthetic," said Frank Streeter, church member.
It includes the USS Constitution and World War II battleships, the Tremont Street subway tunnel, the Boston Public Garden and Mount Auburn Cemetery, the Ether Dome at Massachusetts General Hospital, Revere Beach reservation and harbor lighthouses.