Virginia Apgar

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  • ''Nobody, but nobody, is going to stop breathing on me.''
    Virginia Apgar (1909-1974), U.S. physician. Originally quoted by Christina Smith in an obituary for Apgar: "In Memoriam," Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly (Fall 1974): p. 178. As quoted in Past and Promise, by Rebecca Berry Creswell (1990). A pediatrician and anesthesiologist who specialized in prenatal care, Apgar was speaking about her use of an "airway tube" at the site of auto accidents to revive victims.
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