chloroformist

chloroformist

(ˈklɔːrəˌfɔːmɪst)
n
(Medicine) a person who is skilled in the use of or who dispenses or provides chloroform as part of their job
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As these objects were reviewed, a new concept emerged and the middle section of the display was titled "From Chloroformist to Anaesthetist".
One such, a Dr de Lambert, was appointed the first chloroformist at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney in 1888.
Few chloroformists had the diligence or experience of John Snow.