Peter Vincent ScottBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1416 (Published 16 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1416
- R M Haden
After graduating in 1962 from Cambridge and University College Hospital, London, Peter Vincent Scott undertook surgical training in Cambridge, London, Bristol, and Wales, before taking up anaesthesia in Swansea and becoming reader in the Academic Department of Anaesthesia in the University of Wales, Cardiff (then headed by Professor WW Mushin, but including other luminaries such as Dr WW Mapleson). In 1972 he went on secondment to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 1974, when federal money became available for the setting up of an intensive care unit; a radical new idea at the time, Peter went to Chapel Hill a second time. There, he was disappointed to find that the skills and opinions of anesthesiologists were not held in high regard …
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