Sir John Eric Ericksen – humane surgeon
“The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon”. ~Sir John Eric Ericksen, British surgeon, appointed Surgeon-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria 1873 (with kind permission from Mr William Henry Wilson)
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Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce? -Emerson, Ralph Waldo
If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress. -Rockerfeller, David
By 1852, Otis had already devised several inventions, including a safety brake for trains. While setting up a factory that year, he developed an automatic safety device to prevent heavy machinery from falling if a rope broke while the machinery was being hoisted. The first fail-safe, fall-safe passenger elevator quickly followed. It made possible the [...]
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