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By Charles Margerison

ISBN-10: 1921752440

ISBN-13: 9781921752445

Ever puzzled who built insulin? Or, who accomplished the 1st center transplant? discover the lives of a few of so much striking medical professionals and nurses. achieve an perception into the lives they led and the demanding situations they confronted. we now have all depended on medical professionals and nurses at a number of issues in the course of our lives. besides the fact that, the superb tales in the back of such a lot of very important and influential achievements stay unknown. This ebook explores how medical professionals and nurses have built their awesome abilities and strategies to assist sufferers, supported by means of researchers in lots of fields.Explore the existence tales of an grand variety of characters together with Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Blackwell, Ignaz Semmelweis and Che Guevara. those humans prepared the ground for contemporary drugs and stored numerous lives by means of advancing the bounds of therapy. The lifestyles tales get back to lifestyles via in a brand new tale layout referred to as a BioView®. it's as though all the medical professionals and nurses has lower back via time to inform the tale in their lifestyles and their notable achievements.What is a BioView®? A BioView® is a quick biographical tale, just like an interview, approximately an grand individual. The tales may be learn in round ten mins. they supply an ideal way of studying approximately those who made significant contributions to our global. the original layout and circulation allows every one person's tale to come back alive, as though it's being in my opinion advised to you and displays their pursuits, feelings and passions. those are particular lifestyles tales which can offer you thought on your personal life.Visit to discover this intriguing diversity ofbooks and audio assets.

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He asked ‘Understanding of how we as humans work,’ I replied But, in truth, I did not know that Once again, I went to Cambridge University There I did further studies on medical issues It enabled me to join the College of Physicians in October 1604 At the age of 26, I felt ready to make a contribution to the profession But, before doing so, I made a big decision Elizabeth Browne had been introduced to me We enjoyed each other’s company After many walks and talks, I proposed to her It was the start of a good marriage Albeit, we had no children © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 38 Amazing Doctors and Nurses Within a short time of marrying, I gained a medical job In 1609, I became Physician in Charge at St Bartholomew’s It was not well paid, but the work was interesting The terms set out were quite clear ‘And you shall take no gift or reward...

Maybe it was the heart, not the arteries, which acted as a pump By 1628, I had gathered a lot of information It was time to publish the findings On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals was the title Many physicians doubted my conclusions © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 39 Amazing Doctors and Nurses Opinions could ruin a reputation Mine suffered as a result, albeit critics did not have the facts However, I was re-elected as Censor of the College of Physicians It was important that the profession had clear guidance The King also wanted my assistance In 1630, he asked me to go to France and Spain War was raging and our country had to preserve its interests I went with the Duke of Lennox It proved a miserable experience to see so much poverty Plague was rife and danger everywhere In 1632, I was relieved to return to England King Charles I greeted me, saying he needed me Wherever he went, I had to be there On his hunting trips, I studied the deer carcasses Valuable information on anatomy was gained But there were many areas we did not understand One of them was how new life was created There were many theories Mine was that a female egg and a male sperm were required However, during my time it was hard to prove Indeed, as a new generation was born a new war started Trouble was brewing in the country The King had married a Roman Catholic in 1625 His new wife was French and it raised anxieties It was the start of continuing discontent Particularly of people in Scotland and Ireland Also, many in England were angry The King dissolved Parliament and ruled for 11 years © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 40 Amazing Doctors and Nurses Eventually, Civil War started The Cavaliers, directed by Oliver Cromwell, led the way Of course, all the conflict made it difficult for me As the King’s physician, I was deemed to be a Royalist In 1642, the King made me Warden of Merton College in Oxford Indeed, I was paid by him and protected his children I also aided families of many others During the Civil Wars, I treated people from both sides That did not stop a mob entering my house They wrecked the place and many scientific papers were lost It was all emotionally disturbing and I found it hard to sleep at night At the age of 67, I was no longer strong and old age lay before me Three of my brothers and my wife had died Was I the next to go?

Perhaps, but my beliefs determined my actions Will the poor be helped more by communism or capitalism? Will a dictatorship or democracy speed up improvements? The battle to end poverty and inequality continues. © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 35 Amazing Doctors and Nurses William Harvey 1578 – 1657 I lived through troubled times and saw much blood spilt Most of it was in battles and conflicts Yet, the medical profession liked to see blood flow There was a view that bleeding patients could help them A way to release the bad humours in the body My interest in blood was for a different reason I wanted to see how it flowed around the body and why To my surprise, that had not been recorded by others It was also a surprise that I did such kind of work My early years did not involve medical training Born in Folkestone, I had the salt of the sea in my face I was the eldest of seven children in our family Father was the local mayor and handled legal issues Maybe he expected me to do the same My education in Latin was a good start After leaving school, I studied at Caius College, Cambridge With an Arts degree, it did not look as if I would become a doctor However, that changed when I went to Italy Father supported me with funds ‘This is the start of your real education,’ he said, laughing It was a long journey through France and Germany As a young man looking for adventure, I enjoyed it Albeit, there were many days walking and riding in the wind and rain Finding a good horse for the journey was a blessing Locating a decent place to sleep was a bonus Hearing so many languages and accents was confusing Hoping that my ability to speak Latin would help The Romans had done their best to make it the common language But, apart from the educated class, they had failed It was only when I arrived in Padua that I felt more at home It was a good place to rest and study So, I enrolled at the local university There, I met a man called Hieronymus Fabricius We became friends and he told me about his work © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 36 Amazing Doctors and Nurses William Harvey © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 37 Amazing Doctors and Nurses ‘Most of my time is spent teaching anatomy,’ he said He had developed a special room for studying animals The students gathered around to see him dissect the creatures He was a fine surgeon and researcher I learned a lot from him We discussed many issues including how blood flows He thought that the arteries pumped blood around the body Most of all, I learnt about my own interest in medicine That became the focus of my studies Three years later, I graduated with a medical degree What should I do with my new qualification?

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