Christiaan Barnard

Christiaan Barnard

South African surgeon who in 1969 made the world's first heart transplant surgery
The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped.More Christiaan Barnard quotes [10/11/2011 09:10:49]
I believe often that death is good medical treatment because it can achieve what all the medical advances and technology cannot achieve today, and that is stop the suffering of the patient.More Christiaan Barnard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.More Christiaan Barnard quotes [10/11/2011 09:10:20]
It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms.More Christiaan Barnard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is.More Christiaan Barnard quotes [10/11/2011 09:10:37]

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