Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Croix de Guerre

  • Cournand and Richards: pioneers in cardiopulmonary physiology

    Philip R. Liebson Chicago, Illinois, United States   Andre Cournand (1895—1988) Dickinson W. Richards, Jr. (1895—1973) During World War I among the allied forces were an artillery lieutenant just out of college and a medical student who acted as an auxiliary battle surgeon because of the high mortality among battalion surgeons. They were, respectively, Dickinson…