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By John T. Reeves, Robert F. Grover

ISBN-10: 0870816454

ISBN-13: 9780870816451

John T Reeves and Robert F Grover have accumulated jointly seven episodes narrating the exploits of leading edge researchers that ended in a few impressive clinical findings, changing the process medication in Colorado and during the international. From the summit of Pikes height to the mountains of Leadville and South Park, from the Maroon Bells above Aspen to the great thing about south-western Colorado, each one episode is written by way of specialists on the subject of the unique experiments. Descendants, clinical colleagues, and people who have consequently taken up the torch of analysis all supply distinct perception into the background of technology above the timberline. ideal for health and wellbeing care pros attracted to the heritage of analysis at the human body's reaction to publicity at better altitudes, this ebook will intrigue mountain climbers, medical professionals, scientists, citizens of Colorado, and clinical historians.

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Although such periodic breathing had been seen occasionally in patients with low oxygen levels at sea level (Pembrey and Allen 1905) and had been noted by Mosso above 14,000 feet on Monte Rosa, Haldane felt that Mosso had not understood the cause. In his attempt to stop periodic breathing, Mosso had administered oxygen through a funnel held close to the face during sleep, but this had not had any effect. Haldane felt that Mosso had used too little oxygen, and so on Pikes Peak he gave a larger flow and found that this quickly brought about return to regular breathing (fig.

These dedicated men did whatever it took in pursuit of their vision. Their efforts paid off. Once firmly established, the Department of Veterinary Medicine flourished under Glover’s direction. Meanwhile, Glover continued his major responsibility as veterinarian for the Experiment Station, which he saw as an important vehicle for responding to the health needs of the state. His effective use of the Station essentially eliminated tuberculosis in Colorado’s dairy herds by 1909. Also, he used the station to educate ranchers about weeds poisonous to livestock, thereby controlling this problem.

Perhaps nowhere was the personality difference between Glover and Newsom seen more clearly than in the classroom, as attested by the former students of both men. Harrison described Newsom this way: “The knot on Newsom’s tie was always properly tied. He was immaculate in his approach to anything he did, whether it was his notes, his lecture, his dress, or anything. He was simply immaculate. Everyone respected and loved him. From the moment he stepped in front of the class you knew that you were dealing with an intellectual.

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