Archie Brain

Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – )

Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – ) British anaesthetist.

Best known as the inventor of the laryngeal mask (LMA™)

  • Born July 2, 1942 in Kobe, Japan

Medical Eponyms
Laryngeal mask (1983)

Major Publications

  • Any gossip


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the person behind the name

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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