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Canadian Inventions: The Heart Pacemaker

All about the heart pacemaker.
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A Putman

on 1 March 2011

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Transcript of Canadian Inventions: The Heart Pacemaker

Canadian Inventions The Heart Pacemaker Invented By Jack Hopps He started working with the national research council in 1941when he was 21. He became a heart patient and had a pacemaker implanted in 1984. He retired from his work in 1979. He died on November 24, 1998. How Does a Pacemaker Work and what does it do? Biography He was born in 1919. It can speed up a slow heart rate. It can help control a fast or abnormal heart rate. can monitor your blood temperature,and breathing. Affects On Society. The Pacemaker in the Past In The Present In The Future In the future the pacemaker will be more advanced.We have been advancing to pacemakers that monitor your blood temperature and advancing in technology quickly. The pacemaker is more developed than it was in the past and it has saved many peoples lives. The technology was not as developed as it is today so it didnt have as big of an impact on society. It will provide jobs. The pacemaker also provides jobs for people. In conclusion Jack Hopps invention of the pacemaker has improved our lives , saved peoples lives and... Conclusion It helps us to live a longer life. and has generated jobs and money for the economy He started working with the national research council in 1941 when he was 21. In The Past In The Present In The Future It will create money for the economy. Provides jobs for doctors and manufacturers and money for the economy. The End large, bulky external devices that used vacuum tubes uses electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat at a normal rate.
weigh as little as 1 ounce Benefits & Risks More Energy Less shortness in Breath Infection at the Surgical Site limitations with respect to magnetic and electromagnetic fields Lifestyle With a Pacemaker should avoid rough physical contact After full recovery from the surgery many people are able to go back to their normal everyday activities. While you travel make sure that while going through security that the security personnel knows that you have a heart device. MRI's cant be done because it could dislodge the pacemaker.
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