Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons William (Wilhelm) Dressler (1890-1969) Alternative names Post myocardial infarction syndrome (PMIS) Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References List
Tuohy Needle with Huber point: Non-coring type needle with a transversely curved wall and side hole giving it a long, sharp, curved tip. EB Tuohy (1946)
APGAR scoring system is a comprehensive screening tool which should be used to assess newborns at birth. Virginia Apgar 1953
The Miller laryngoscope is a straight blade designed to obtain a view of the vocal cords by directly lifting the epiglottis. It has useful application in ‘floppy’ airways making it popular within paediatric anaesthesia
Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons James Rutherford Morison (1853 – 1939) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Morison JR: The anatomy of right hypochondrium relating especially to operations for gall stones. Br Med J 1894; 2: 968-971 Morison R. On Gall-stones. Ann […]
Bazett formula ‘corrects’ the measured QT interval to a value (QTc) attributable to a heart rate of 60 bpm. Thus providing a QT interval value that a particular patient would theoretically have if their heart rate was 60 beats/min
Behçet disease is a chronic and multisystemic inflammatory condition involving small and large vessels of unknown aetiology. It is characterised by the classical triad of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and iridocyclitis with or without hypopyon.
Primary thrombosis of the subclavian vein at the costoclavicular junction. The formation of an axillo-subclavian vein thrombosis results from endothelial trauma, often as a result of repetitive activity of the upper limbs.