Category Equipment
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
Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) 340 1

Francis Rynd

Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) was an Irish physician. Arguably the inventor of the hypodermic needle, performing and recording the results of the first hypodermic injection on June 3rd 1844.
Hermann Adolph Wülfing (1836 – 1910) 340

Hermann Adolph Wülfing-Lüer

Hermann Adolph Wülfing-Lüer (1836 – 1910) German Surgical instrument manufacturer. His wife Jeanne Amélie Lüer invented the original Lüer syringe in 1895
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Tuohy Needle

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)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Respiratory Monitoring in the ED

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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Warming blanket

Warming blanket; May be indicated if temperature <35°C; warmed air is blown over the patient allowing safe and effective heat distribution