In 1789 Savigny published a description of the construction and uses of a portable apparatus for the recovery of the apparently dead, notable for it’s catchy title and for the amazing prehospital resuscitation equipment replete with an ETT, NGT, OGT, bag…and rectal desufflator
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
Chronological review of the eponyms of aortic regurgitation / insufficiency based on the 31 signs proposed by Ashrafian (2005) and Zacek (2018)
Paul Dudley White (1886-1973) was an American cardiologist. In 1930, White along with Louis Wolff and John Parkinson, described WPW Syndrome
Sir John Parkinson (1885-1976) was an English cardiologist. In 1930, Parkinson along with Louis Wolff and Paul Dudley White, described WPW Syndrome
Louis Wolff (1898-1972) was an American cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) described in 1930
Friedrich von Müller (1858 – 1941) was a German physician. Revered as ‘The Great Clinician’ (Dem Grossen Kliniker), he is now best remembered for Müller sign in aortic regurgitation (1889).
Giovanni Mingazzini (1859 – 1929) Italian neurologist known for his extensive contributions to neuroanatomy, particularly with the study of the lenticular nucleus, cerebellum and corpus collosum, as well as the study of aphasia