oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - How deep is the sleep? Looking into anesthesia depths : guest editorial
Extracted from text ... GUEST EDITORIAL Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia - February 2002 6 How deep is the sleep? Looking into anesthesia depths esthesia came from John Snow in London (1847) who also introduced the idea of monitoring his unconscious patients. The best-known description of Anesthesia Depth is in the (four) stages of anesthesia offered by Guedel in the USA, that was used first during WWI (1917 - 1918). The banning of nurse anesthetists in the US Army from active duty in France was the stimulus for this: Guedel had to train men only, mostly without nursing background, to take ..
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