Sam Khor

Emergency Medicine Trainee based in Perth, Western Australia. A wise man once told me "just work...harder"  
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Cheyne-Stokes respiration
Description Cheyne-Stokes respiration History 1818 – John Cheyne 1854 – William Stokes 1953 – On March 4th 1953, the Soviet press announced that Joseph Stalin was ill and had ‘Cheyne-Stokes respiration‘. The following day he died. Associated Persons John Cheyne…
Adolph Kussmaul
Biography Born 22 February 1822 Graben, Germany. Son to Philip Jacob Kussmaul (physician) and grandson to 1857 – Professor of Medicine, Heidelberg 1859 – Professor of Medicine, Erlangen 1863 – Professor of Medicine, Freiburg im Breisgau 1876 – Professor of…
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Biot respiration
Description Biot respiration History 1876 – Biot studied patients with Cheyne–Stokes respiration at l’Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. In a 16-year old male with tuberculous meningitis he observed a previously undescribed pattern of breathing which he termed ‘rhythme meningitique‘. He found the…
Camille Biot
Camille Biot (1850 – 1918) was a French physician.  Most famous for describing Biot breathing. Biography Born 19 December 1850 Chatenoy-le-Royal, France Intern at Hôtel Dieu Hospital in Lyon, France Practiced in Maçon in 1875 Became member of L’Académie de…