Ernest Amory Codman (1869-1940) was an American surgeon. Founder of an ‘end results system’ to track the outcomes of patient treatments.
Alexis Frank Hartmann (1898-1964) American pediatrician and clinical biochemist. Developed Lactated Ringer’s solution (Hartmann’s Solution)
Sydney Ringer (1835-1910) British clinician, physiologist and pharmacologist. Ringer’s ‘discovery’ of his solution (Ringer’s solution) arose after his lab assistant mistakenly substituted tap water from the New River Water Co. for distilled water whilst experimenting on a frogs heart.
Biography Born 10 November 1809 Nantes, France 1829 – Surgical studies in Paris under Baron Guillaume Dupuytren (1777-1835) 1835 – MD. Thesis: ‘Propositions sur quelques points d’anatomie de physiologie et de pathologie‘ 1842 – Surgeon des hôpitaux de Paris including Bicêtre, Cochin and Pitié 1862 – Surgeon at l’Hôtel-Dieu, Paris 1863 – Chevalier de la […]
Ernest-Charles Lasègue (1816 – 1883) French Physician. Eponym Lasègue sign of sciatic nerve irritation. Anorexia nervosa. Conversion hysteria.
Joseph Guichard Duverney (1648-1730) French Anatomist and otologist. Eponym: Duverney fracture of the pelvis. Described cholesteotoma and osteoporosis