Sir James Young Simpson


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Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)

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The Simpson Maternity Pavilion opened in 1879 as Edinburgh's first planned maternity hospital and was named after Sir James Young Simpson, an eminent 19th-century obstetrician.
The anesthetic properties of chloroform were discovered in 1847 by a Scottish surgeon, Sir James Young Simpson.
SIR JAMES YOUNG SIMPSON, was celebrated for his ground-breaking work with chloroform.
SIR JAMES YOUNG SIMPSON, of Edinburgh University, was celebrated for his groundbreaking work with chloroform.
As the delivery ward at the old unit, named after chloroform inventor Sir James Young Simpson, closed, parents Yvonne Kelly, 18, and Stuart Kenny, 28, were overwhelmed by the attention.