The First Pacemaker

  title={The First Pacemaker},
  author={H. Mond and J. Sloman and R. Edwards},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  • H. Mond, J. Sloman, R. Edwards
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Although Dr. Albert Hyman has been generally acknowledged as the originator of the artificial cardiac pacemaker, he nevertheless refers to an earlier worker in Australia named "Gould" wbo developed, successfully used, and puhlished information on a similar piece of apparatus at least three years earlier.' On page 287 of Hyman's classic 1932 article he discusses the results of other workers attempting to resuscitate the dead heart using electrical currents.' 
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