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A look inside the Proton Beam Therapy Center at MGH

A look inside the Proton Beam Therapy Center at MGH

A look at the Ether Dome in the Bulfinch Building, where the first-ever surgery using anesthesia took place in 1846

A look at the Ether Dome in the Bulfinch Building, where the first-ever surgery using anesthesia took place in 1846

1847 Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Medical Anniversary: A Look Back at 200 Years of Surgery

Facebook post saves girl’s vision as 'glow in the eye' raises alarm. When her 3-year-old daughter gave herself a new hairdo last fall, Tara Taylor proudly posted a photo of the look on Facebook. It wasn’t the cute bows that one friend noticed, though, but another detail that helped save the little girl’s sight.Taylor’s daughter, Rylee, had never shown any signs of vision loss, and likes to ride her bike and walk on the balance beam. After Taylor posted the hairdo photo,.Click to read more

Facebook post saves girl’s vision as 'glow in the eye' raises alarm

Facebook post saves girl’s vision as 'glow in the eye' raises alarm. When her 3-year-old daughter gave herself a new hairdo last fall, Tara Taylor proudly posted a photo of the look on Facebook. It wasn’t the cute bows that one friend noticed, though, but another detail that helped save the little girl’s sight.Taylor’s daughter, Rylee, had never shown any signs of vision loss, and likes to ride her bike and walk on the balance beam. After Taylor posted the hairdo photo,.Click to read more

peration using ether for anesthesia in the operating room of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (1847)  This daguerreotype was probably taken by Josiah Johnson Hawes. This scene depicts Dr. John Collins Warren standing with his hands on the patient’s thighs during his last lecture at the MGH in the spring 1847. To Warren’s right is Dr. Solomon Townsend, who actually performed the procedure.

peration using ether for anesthesia in the operating room of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (1847) This daguerreotype was probably taken by Josiah Johnson Hawes. This scene depicts Dr. John Collins Warren standing with his hands on the patient’s thighs during his last lecture at the MGH in the spring 1847. To Warren’s right is Dr. Solomon Townsend, who actually performed the procedure.

Dr. Greene Fitzhugh (hands on chair) watching as patient is examined during lecture demonstration at Massachusetts General Hospital,	 1944.  Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.   http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.Count:med00016

Dr. Greene Fitzhugh (hands on chair) watching as patient is examined during lecture demonstration at Massachusetts General Hospital, 1944. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.Count:med00016

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