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Bier Block 1909 August Karl Gustav Bier 340

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
Branham sign 340

Branham sign

Nicoladoni-Israel-Branham sign: Compression of the arterial supply to an arteriovenous fistula causes bradycardia and hypertension
Wallenberg Syndrome 340

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]
Mapleson Breathing Circuits 680

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)
Gosselin Fracture 340

Gosselin Fracture

Gosselin fracture: V-shaped fracture of the distal tibia that extends into the tibial pylon and divides it into an anterior and posterior fragment. Described 1855, published 1873
DAS MACEWEN MEDAL 680

Macewen medal

The DAS Macewen medal was founded in 2009, by the Difficult Airway Society (DAS). The medal is to recognise distinguished members of the society for their service to the society and airway management.