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Crawford Williamson (1815– 1878). American physician, born at Danielsville, Georgia, who in 1842 administered ether to a patient before removing a neck tumor, the first recorded use of an anesthetic in surgery.
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John H., U.S. physician, 1856-1927. See: Long coefficient, Long formula.
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Q. Are long flights dangerous? I'm flying next week to my vacation, and the flight is going to be rather long (almost 16 hours non-stop). Several years ago, my 75 years-old aunt had blood clot in her lung after a flight of similar length. I also heard that during flight the blood in the legs clots and that it can cause after that problems with the lungs and breathing. Does this mean it's dangerous for me to fly? Should I change my ticket to shorter connection flights?

A. Do other relatives of yours have blood clotting problems too, like your aunt? You should tell a doctor about the problem your aunt had and ask if it's genetic.

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"Long-winded" and "conned," very apt descriptors for her review.
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Summary: The new Commons Speaker John Bercow has begun his first full session by telling the House to avoid long-winded questions and answers.
The study committee with the long-winded name misses its Dec.
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I DON'T suppose Mark Holt notices the page opposite his long-winded letter about Iraq (Letters, April 11) featured the obituary of Christopher "Bunny" Currant, one of the heroic fighter pilots from World War II, to whom we owe such a debt of gratitude.
That line, from Shakespeare's Hamlet, is actually a bit of a joke since the character who recites this line, Polonius, is quite a long-winded fellow.
The report does not have to be a long-winded novel, but it must contain a section that summarizes the findings succinctly--yet with enough detail so readers understand issues and alternative solutions.
LONG-WINDED councillors have been told to keep their speeches short at the full Coventry City Council meeting tonight.
A hearty guffaw, a long-winded chortle, and the release of that gas bubble that gave you insomnia last night are waiting for you on the reading of Coffin To Fakie.