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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.


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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Despite the need for caution in taking the long view, the approach promises much.
Despite these setbacks, the many leaders and administrators with whom we have spoken appear optimistic: They are taking the long view, and pursuing already planned investments in their facilities and properties - and thus in their communities and their city.
Taking the long view, Texas Instruments will form a partnership with a school district to help develop a long-term plan for creating in-house teacher trainers.
Taking the long view, today's debate over property rights and environmental protection will likely turn out to be another transitory moment in the evolving conception of property rights and responsibilities in an increasingly complex and crowded society.
Taking the long view, they believe it is far better to live in refugee camps for a year or two and return to a ravaged homeland than to live forever under Serbia's iron fist.
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But on the whole, and taking the long view, the left worldwide has been far less interested in the pleasurably emotional aspects of political involvement than has the right.
Mansfield writes as a political scientist, not an historian, taking the long view (which leads, in this case, from Aristotle through Machiavelli to Hobbes and Burke), and removing Machiavelli from his immediate context.
Looking out, taking the long view, the eagles of history see.
Sinclair's predilection for taking the long view extends even to Maine's cyclical spruce-budworm epidemics.
Though traditional investment advice is based on taking the long view and diversifying portfolios, the information here shows how to incorporate additional risk management considerations into your plans.
What s more, taking the long view has kept us on track to return to budgetary balance in 2015, as promised, with an expected surplus of $3.

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