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Ross C. Terrell, PhD, an anesthetic pioneer.

Research paper by William Burns WB Burns, Edmond I EI Eger

Indexed on: 07 Jun '11Published on: 07 Jun '11Published in: Anesthesia and analgesia



Abstract

On December 30, 2010, Ross C. Terrell, PhD, died. With his passing at age 85, we lost one of the pioneers of modern anesthesia. Terrell synthesized most of the inhalation anesthetics used today, including desflurane, enflurane, isoflurane, and sevoflurane.