He was 45 years old at the time. Snow published an article on ether in 1847 entitled On the Inhalation of the Vapor of Ether.

He continued drinking pure water (via boiling) throughout his adult life. Ygritte shoots him with three arrows but due to her feelings for Jon, she couldn't bring herself to kill him. Snow gained prestige and recognition all the while being able to experiment and pursue many of his scientific ideas. John Snow was a 19th century physician and surgeon from England. Interactive versions of the John Snow's Map of Board Street Cholera Outbreak, This page was last edited on 10 November 2020, at 01:40. [8][9][2][10], In 1837, Snow began working at the Westminster Hospital. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. [31], Public health officials recognise the political struggles in which reformers have often become entangled. By testing the effects of controlled doses of ether and chloroform on animals and on humans, he made those drugs safer and more effective.

[24][25] Snow's study was a major event in the history of public health and geography. Most of the streets were unsanitary and the river was contaminated by runoff water from market squares, cemeteries and sewage. Most families tried to have their raw sewage collected and dumped in the Thames to prevent their cesspit from filling faster than the sewage could decompose into the soil. To accept his proposal would have meant indirectly accepting the fecal-oral route of disease transmission, which was too unpleasant for most of the public to contemplate. He realised that chloroform was much more potent and required more attention and precision when administering it. At the same time, he worked on various papers that reported his clinical experience with anaesthesia, noting reactions, procedures and experiments. John Snow (15 March 1813 – 16 June 1858 ) was an English physician and a leader in the development of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. I had an interview with the Board of Guardians of St James's parish, on the evening of the 7th inst [7 September], and represented the above circumstances to them. John Snow contributed to a wide range of medical concerns including anaesthesiology.

Rivals. He then repeated the procedure for the delivery of her daughter three years later. In 1832, during his time as a surgeon-apothecary apprentice, he encountered a cholera epidemic for the first time in Killingworth, a coal-mining village. He would apply the chloroform at the second stage of labour and controlled the amount without completely putting the patients to sleep. Ten fun facts about Dr. John Snow Fact 1 He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in in 1854. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled.

The John Snow Society is named in his honour, and the society regularly meets at The John Snow pub. A public house nearby was named "The John Snow" in his honour.

Snow first realised this with Hannah Greener, a 15-year-old patient who died on 28 January 1848 after a surgical procedure that required the cutting of her toenail.