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Klumpke Palsy

Lower brachial plexus injury, with consequent weakness and wasting of the C8–T1 musculature. Augusta Klumpke (1859-1927)
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Sheehan Syndrome

Description Alternate names: Glinski syndrome; Reye syndrome; and Sheehan syndrome apply to necrosis of the pituitary during the postpartum period. Simmonds syndrome which is unrelated to postpartum complications History 1913 – Leon Konrad Glinski (1870-1918) was a Polish physician 1914…

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Edgar Pask

Professor Edgar 'Gar' Alexander Pask (1912-1966) was an English anaesthetist. Pask worked with Macintosh to solve multiple wartime physiology problems...
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Bier Block

Bier Block; Intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA) provides a simple, safe technique for various surgeries on the upper and lower limbs. First performed by Bier in 1908 and fell into disuse
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Wallenberg Syndrome

Wallenberg Syndrome: neurological disorder with a variety of symptoms associated with posterior circulation ischaemic stroke. [AKA lateral medullary syndrome or posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome]
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Mapleson Circuit

The Mapleson Circuit Systems are used for the delivery of oxygen and anaesthetic agents and the removal of carbon dioxide during general anaesthesia. There are five Mapleson circuits: A, B, C, D and E (F was added later by Wills et al)