Frank Pantridge, the 'father of emergency medicine'

Frank Pantridge, the 'father of emergency medicine'
 

Professor Frank Pantridge is remembered as the cardiologist who invented the portable defibrillator - a device that has helped save millions of lives over the past 50 years.
One hundred years since his birth on 3 October 1916, his family and former colleagues have been talking about the private side of the famous doctor.
Victoria Jordan, his great-niece, remembers him with fondness.
"In our family, Frank is remembered as a big personality who was completely dedicated to his work, but who would take centre stage at family gatherings at which he would invariably arrive at least an hour... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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