Bier Block; Intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA) provides a simple, safe technique for various surgeries on the upper and lower limbs. First performed by Bier in 1908 and fell into disuse
August Karl Gustav Bier (1861-1949) German Surgeon. Used Esmarch tourniquet forming the basis of his eponymous Bier block regional anaesthesia
B. Raymond Fink (1914 – 2000) was an American anesthesiologist. Fink effect (1955): diffusion anoxia/hypoxia or the third gas effect; Fink Laryngoscope Blade (1958); Fink Non-rebreathing Valve (1954)
Henry Edmund Gaskin Boyle (1875-1941) was a Barbadian/British anaesthetist. Boyle machine and Boyle-Davis gag
Charles McKinnon (Mack) Holmes (1935 - 2020) was a New Zealand anaesthetist.
James Leonard Corning (1855 - 1923) was an American neurologist. Epidural block (1885); Regional anaesthesia (1885)