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Paul Robert Swyer

Born 1921
Died

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English paediatrician in Canada, born 1921.

Biography of Paul Robert Swyer

Paul Robert Swyer is (fall 2005) Professor Emeritus, Paediatrics, University of Toronto, and Honorary Consultant Physician, Neonatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He was chief of the Division of Neonatology from 1965 to 1986. He was a founding member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has written 9 books, 34 book chapters, 105 articles, and 113 abstracts.

We thank Joseph Constantin, France, and professor David Hansell for information submitted.

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