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Ivan Magill, born in Larne, Co. Antrim in 1888, is acknowledged as a father of modern anesthesia. Magill, who started working with anesthetics at the end of the First World War, invented ingenious techniques that allowed patients (mostly soldiers needing reconstruction of shattered faces) to breathe during operations. Prior to this, anesthesia was as likelyRead more..