Leopold Auenbrugger von Auenbrugg (1722 – 1809). Austrian Physician who described the use of chest percussion in the diagnosis of respiratory disease.
Dr Peter Johns, Canadian emergency physician and dizziness demystifier, has made a video on how to diagnose ‘The Big 3 of Vertigo” in the ED
Corrigan pulse is the excessive visible arterial pulsations in aortic incompetence. Not to be confused with the palpated 'water-hammer pulse'.
Janeway lesions are non-tender, small erythematous or haemorrhagic macular or nodular lesions on the palms or soles only a few millimeters in diameter that are indicative of infective endocarditis.
Edward Gamaliel Janeway (1841 - 1911) was an American physician and pathologist. Remembered for his description of Janeway lesions (1899) as a distinctive painless dermatological manifestation seen in some cases of infective endocarditis
The neurological examination in 3 minutes, on video - the highest form of art?
Description The Thomas test is a physical examination test, first described in 1875 by the Welsh bonesetter Hugh Owen Thomas (1834–1891). The test was used to diagnose hip flexion contracture and determine the duration of the disease process. The modified Thomas test is most…
Description Osler node: Painful, red, raised lesions usually found on the palms and soles. Caused by immune complex deposition and the resulting inflammatory response. Associated with a number of conditions, including infective endocarditis, SLE, and disseminated gonococcal infection. To be…
Alan Graham Apley (1914 – 1996) was a British Orthopaedic Surgeon famous for describing the Apley grind test in knee meniscal injury and for his essential orthopaedic reference text: Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures (1959)
Amédée Bonnet (1809-1858) was a French orthopaedic surgeon. Described as the grandfather of knee and ligament surgery.
Romberg test initially described in tabes dorsalis; now as a feature of all proprioceptive disorders of the legs or neuropathies involving dorsal columns.