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    • James Young Simpson (1811–1870) 

      Erjavic, Nicole
      James Young Simpson was one of the first obstetricians to administer anesthesia during childbirth in nineteenth century Scotland. Before his work in the 1800s, physicians had few ways to reduce the pain of childbirth. ...
    • The Use of Morphine and Scopolamine to Induce Twilight Sleep 

      Pollesche, Jessica
      In 1907, researchers Bernhardt Kronig and Carl Gauss combined the drugs morphine and scopolamine to induce twilight sleep in women during childbirth. Physicians in the early twentieth century in Germany used twilight sleep, ...