Amazing Doctors and Nurses: Inspirational Stories by Charles Margerison

By Charles Margerison

Ever puzzled who built insulin? Or, who accomplished the 1st center transplant? discover the lives of a few of so much awesome medical professionals and nurses. achieve an perception into the lives they led and the demanding situations they confronted. now we have all depended on medical professionals and nurses at numerous issues in the course of our lives. besides the fact that, the fantastic tales at the back of such a lot of vital and influential achievements stay unknown. This ebook explores how medical professionals and nurses have built their extraordinary abilities and techniques to assist sufferers, supported by way of researchers in lots of fields.Explore the existence tales of an grand diversity of characters together with Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Blackwell, Ignaz Semmelweis and Che Guevara. those humans lead the way for contemporary medication and kept numerous lives by means of advancing the limits of remedy. The existence tales come again to lifestyles via in a brand new tale structure referred to as a BioView®. it really is as though all the medical professionals and nurses has again via time to inform the tale in their existence and their striking achievements.What is a BioView®? A BioView® is a brief biographical tale, just like an interview, approximately an awesome individual. The tales should be learn in round ten mins. they supply a great way of studying approximately those who made significant contributions to our global. the original structure and circulate allows each one person's tale to come back alive, as though it truly is being in my opinion informed to you and displays their pursuits, feelings and passions. those are distinctive existence tales that may give you idea on your personal life.Visit to discover this fascinating diversity ofbooks and audio assets.

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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?

Or, was this the answer to the horror of the pox? Later, I again variolated him; again there was no reaction © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 44 Amazing Doctors and Nurses To be sure, I conducted the same test on 23 other people None of them contracted smallpox It seemed a breakthrough Also, it was possible to inoculate from one person to another It did not require cowpox to be contracted from a cow Naturally, I was pleased and thought other doctors would be also In 1798, I published the results Unbelievably, I found little support It was not as if I was the only one having success Jesty, Sevel, Jensen, Rendall and Plett had used this approach They had experimented, but not gained support either Why was this?

We tried hard, but a white mercenary army beat our local forces They relied on ‘dawa’ witch doctor potions rather than discipline Local leadership was lacking and after seven months we withdrew The expedition was a failure and I was fortunate to escape On returning to Cuba, I wrote a book called The African Dream After time to recover, I tried to start another revolution in Bolivia My name was changed to Adolfo Mena Gonzalez A guerrilla force of 50 fighters was organized The peasants working in the mines and fields had long been exploited But, to my surprise, they were reluctant to fight for their rights After 11 months, we were in difficulty The Bolivian Government forces were supported by the USA It was only a matter of time before we were caught and executed Was it all worth it, you may ask I felt the poor deserved a better life and had to fight for it Could I have done more by remaining as a doctor?

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