A history of pediatric anesthesia: A tale of pioneers and equipment

Christine L. Mai, Charles J. Coté

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The history of pediatric anesthesia is fascinating in terms of how inventive anesthesiologists became over time to address the needs for advances in surgery. We have many pioneers and heroes. We hope you will enjoy this brief overview and that we have not left out any of the early contributors to our speciality. Obviously there is insufficient space to include everyone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-520
Number of pages10
JournalPaediatric Anaesthesia
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • airway devices equipment
  • critical care
  • developing world
  • equipment
  • history
  • monitors equipment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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