James Syme (1799–1870) was a Scottish General Surgeon. The Syme ankle amputation attributed to him was a triumph of conservative surgery in the days where more proximal amputations had much higher mortality rates.
EM attendings are generally faster and more accurate at ECG interpretation than residents and medical students. But how are they able to process this information so much quicker while maintaining accuracy?
Haff disease is a rare syndrome characterized by unexplained myalgia, rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria, within 24 hours of freshwater fish or crustacean ingestion
Frederic Jay Cotton (1869–1939) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Cotton fracture (trimalleolar fracture) and Cotton-Loader position (hyper-flexed wrist with ulna deviation in closed reduction of distal radius fractures)
Leland Greene Hawkins (1933 - 1991) was an American orthopedic surgeon. Hawkins classification system for talar neck fractures (1970) revolutionized management and helped quantify the risk of progression to avascular necrosis
Andy Neill of Emergency Medicine Ireland. Series of Anatomy For Emergency Medicine Podcasts and Visual Resources
Thomas Geoffrey Barlow (1915 – 1975) British Orthopaedic surgeon. Barlow maneuver (Barlow test) screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants
Marino Ortolani (1904 – 1983) Italian pediatrician. Professor Marino Ortolani revolutionized the management of Italian pediatric wards. Ortolani Test CHD
Hawkins classification: Classification system for talar neck fractures. Hawkins originally described Types I-III in 1970 with Canale and Kelly adding Type IV in 1978