WTF Fun Fact – Dr. William Stewart Halstead

Dr. William Stewart Halstead, the father of modern surgery, pioneered the use of anesthetics by experimentally injecting himself himself with cocaine. He eventually became addicted to cocaine and then morphine but somehow continued to modernize medical training. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/podcast-how-the-father-of-modern-surgery-became-a-healthcare-antihero

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