Ether Dome at Mass General Hospital, Boston

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  • Amphitheater where the surgeries were performed and where the first general anesthesia was successfully demonstrated. It is exciting to tread in the same place where doctors of the time had their lives completely modified, and in which patients began to be operated without pain. The site is still used by undergraduate and graduate students from Harvard. It is on the fourth floor, lift K, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Take an Uber and ask him to take you to Mass General at 55 Fruit Street. Arriving there, enter the main access and head to elevator K, which is on the right, right after the cafeteria.
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  • The Ether Dome is a hidden history inside Massachusetts General Hospital. This is where the first surgery took place using Ether! The amphitheater is a time warp of old medical instruments and incredi...  more »

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