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Edward James Moran Campbell

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 04 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1105

One of the world's leading clinical respiratory physiologists and the inventor of the Ventimask

Moran Campbell was one of the foremost clinical scientists of his generation. In 1950 he accepted an invitation to the newly created post of lecturer in physiological medicine at Middlesex Hospital, London. He became interested in, but sceptical, of the claims of physiotherapists that they could train patients to control the diaphragm and expand the lung bases differentially and reduce the risk of post-operative infection. This led him to study the …

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