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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Sir James MacKenzie

1853-1925

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Sir James MacKenzie Marker
Inscription.

Sir
James
MacKenzie F.R.S.
Physician
lived and worked
here
1907-1911

 
Erected by College of General Practitioners.
 
Location. 51° 31.023′ N, 0° 9.012′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Betinck Street just west of Welbeck Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Betinck Street, City of Westminster, England W1U 2EU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Smithson (a few steps from this marker); Edward Gibbon (a few steps from this marker); Sir F. Paolo Tosti (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Patrick Manson (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Young (about 90 meters away); Hector Berlioz (about 120 meters away); Sir Julius Benedict (about 120 meters away); Stephen Pearce (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Sir James Mackenzie (Encyclopedia Britannica). "Sir James Mackenzie, (born April 12, 1853, Scone, Perthshire, Scot.—died Jan. 26, 1925, London), Scottish cardiologist,
Sir James MacKenzie Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Sir James MacKenzie Marker - Wide View
pioneer in the study of cardiac arrhythmias. He was first to make simultaneous records of the arterial and venous pulses to evaluate the condition of the heart, a procedure that laid the foundation for much future research. Mackenzie also drew attention to the question of the heartís capacity for work, paving the way for the study of the energetics of the heart muscle." (Submitted on December 20, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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