How ICUs & Ventilators Developed To Save Us

In a time before antibiotics, and the ever-present risk of bacterial infection killing anyone going under the knife

With the Coronavirus pandemic raging all over the world affecting more than 12 million people, Intensive Care Units or ICUs are suddenly in focus. However, very few of us actually know the story behind this invention.

BBC Future’s Science and Space Journalist and the author of Blood and Guts, A History of Surgery, Richard Hollingham tries to decipher that in his latest article. Let’s take a look
A Gifted & Devoted Surgeon’s Invention

Before the 1930s, many of those undergoing the most...;amp;

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