Canadian engineer left to his own devices

Guly, Christopher
October 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p863
Academic Journal
Features John Hopps, a retired electrical engineer, who was part of the team developing the world's first cardiac pacemaker. His recruitment by the National Research Council to create the medical device, which produces an electrical impulse to stop ventricular fibrillation; Hopps own need for the pacemaker.


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