“I bandaged and God healed.”
– Ambrose Pare (excerpt from Jean-Pierre Poirier, Ambroise Paré, pg. 33.)
1. A French surgeon, Ambrose Pare, is considered the “Father of Surgery”. This is because he pioneered the method of ligating, or tying off arteries to control profuse bleeding.
√ Source: http://www.consumersresearchcncl.org/Healthcare/Surgeons/surgeon_chapters.html
√ Source (of quote): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambroise_Paré
√ Image Source: http://www.levieilhesdin.org/ambroisepare.php