Will Parker describes the work of a pioneer of cardiac surgery, Judson Chesterman. The first mitral valve replacement is generally credited to Nina Braunwald (1928-1992) in March 1960, the patient surviving for around 4 months ... Read More
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The British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress
Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th September 2021
The University of Sheffield
Key themes will be the History of Medicine in the Workplace, Pandemics, Nursing and Innovation inMedical Engineering.
Abstract submissions on these themes and General Topics will be welcome.