Edward Boyce Tuohy (1908 – 1959) American anaesthesiologist. Best known for contribution to continuous epidural anaesthesia; Tuohy needle
Virginia Apgar (1909 – 1974) was an American Obsgtetric anesthesiologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Apgar score – to assess newborn child health.
Tuohy Needle with Huber point: Non-coring type needle with a transversely curved wall and side hole giving it a long, sharp, curved tip. EB Tuohy (1946)
APGAR scoring system is a comprehensive screening tool which should be used to assess newborns at birth. Virginia Apgar 1953
Ralph L Huber (1890-1953) was an American Dentist and inventor. Created Huber-point needle (1943, patent 1945) commonly known as TUOHY needle
Hypodermic needle (needle which enters the skin) Originally described in 1946 by Ralph Huber. More commonly known as the Tuohy Needle
Review: Sparkson’s Illustrated Guide to ECG Interpretation by Jorge Muniz – Medcomic creator. Making complex medical education topics easy and fun.