Cocaine toothache drops (c. were popular for children.Not only would the medicine numb the pain, but it could also put the user in a "better" mood. 10 Cocaine and other Drug Products of the Past - ODDEE
Two nurses in the J. William White private operating room, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, HUP SON Collection. Image courtesy of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing.
When asked at a great public meeting what his greatest discovery had been, he replied without hesitation: "That I have a Saviour." Sir James Young Simpson – Scottish doctor who pioneered Obstetrics and discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.