The SMACC 2019 Opening Ceremony The SMACC Opening Ceremony is an integral part of the conference welcoming delegates to an educational experience unlike any other. Inspiration for SMACC Sydney included the inverted triangle: the alchemical symbol for water which is steeped in history and meaning to represent the City of Sydney and a celebration of […]
Biography Born Died Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications Terson A. Pellier de Quengsy. 1895 Terson A. Technique ophtalmologique; anesthésie, antisepsie et instruments de chirurgie oculaire. 1898 Terson A. Études sur l’histoire de la chirurgie oculaire. 1899 Terson A (ed). Haab Atlas manuel des maladies externes de l’oeil. 1900 Terson A. De l’hémorragie dans le corps vitré au cours […]
Biography Born 10 August 1845 Died 31 May 1907 Medical Eponyms Roth spot or Litten spot Moritz Litten (1845-1907) first used the term ‘Roth spot’ article (published 1878) to describe the current understanding of Roth spots, when he observed retinal haemorrhages with a white centre in patients with endocarditis. Sometime referred to as Litten spots/sign. Key […]
Description Vitreous haemorrhage in association with subarachnoid haemorrhage History Associated Persons Moritz Litten (1845 – 1907) Albert Terson (1867 – 1935) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Litten M. Ueber einige vom allgemeinen klinischen standpunkt aus interessante augenveränderungen. Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift. 1881; 18: 23–27 Terson A. De l’hémorragie dans le […]
Oli Flower presents at the Get Creative workshop on how to communicate with graphics. We all use images to get our messages across – how can we do this more effectively?
Eponymythology associated with signs, symptoms, investigation and management of foot injuries. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
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FOAMed movement has facilitated access to myriad online educational resources and journals, previously locked behind a paywall. ecgwaves update for all LITFL readers who enjoy putting the F into FOAM…