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Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the changes that occurred in 1868–1893 after the Angola Horror. It begins with George Westinghouse Jr.'s invention of the air brake that could stop railroad trains quickly and ... More


Gas Supply and the Anaesthetic Machine

Patrick Magee and Mark Tooley

in The Physics, Clinical Measurement and Equipment of Anaesthetic Practice for the FRCA

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199595150
eISBN:
9780191918032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595150.003.0026
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Anesthesiology

In Europe and other advanced medical communities, medical gases are generally supplied by pipeline, with cylinders available as back up. Large hospitals usually have ... More


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