IN THE PAST few years there has been a definite trend away from spinal anesthesia. This has been, not so much a loss of faith in spinal by those who built up its reputation- return to their first love by those who never whole heartedly endorsed it. “Not that they lov'd spinal less, but that they lov'd general more”.
*Read during the Sixteenth Annual Congress of Anesthetists, the International Anesthesia Research Society and International College of Anesthetists in Joint Meeting with the Mid-Western Association of Anesthetists, Southern Association of Anesthetists and Chicago Society of Anesthetists, Clinical Congress of Surgeons Week, Congress Hotel, Chicago, Ill., October 25–28, 1937.
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