For stories of courage, of boundless philosophical meanderings, and, of course, of travel. Signs of Life, a sort of cycling travel medical memoir, by Dr Stephen Fabes, has it all
August Karl Gustav Bier (1861-1949) German Surgeon. Used Esmarch tourniquet forming the basis of his eponymous Bier block regional anaesthesia
Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – ) British anaesthetist. Best known as the inventor of the laryngeal mask (LMA™)
Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 326 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind the medical trivia FFFF
John Rhea Barton (1794-1871) was an American Orthopaedic Surgeon. Eponym: Barton fracture (1838). Intra-articular distal radius fracture.
Linda Durojaiye describes a Paediatric Emergency Department Quality and Safety Programme. SMACC 2019
Arthur Ernest Guedel (1883 – 1956) was an American anesthesiologist. Guedel Oropharyngeal airway and classification system
John Myburgh hypothesises that resuscitation fluids cause more harm than they save lives.
Thomas Philip Ayre (1901-1979) was an English anaesthetist. Ayre is most well-known for his eponymous T-piece, a device which revolutionised anaesthesia for babies and children.
Despite decades of research, there is little agreement on what sepsis is. Jeremy Faust explores What even IS “usual care” in sepsis now?
Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke (1842 - 1922) was a German physician. Quincke's name is eponymous with Quincke's pulse (1868), Quiuncke's oedema (1882), Quincke's achorion (1886), and Quincke's puncture (1891).
Laura Rock and Jenny Rudolph give strategies for managing interprofessional conflict at the bedside in a critical care setting.