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Ludwig angina

Ludwig angina: rapidly progressive gangrenous bilateral cellulitis of the submandibular space with risk of life-threatening airway compromise. 1836 - Wilhem Frederick von Ludwig was the first to clearly describe this disorder and differentiate it from other types of 'inflammation' in the neck.
Fridericia Formula 340 2

Fridericia Formula

Fridericia Formula for calculating the QT interval on an (ECG) according to heart rate, described in 1920. Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947)
Bazett formula 340 1

Bazett formula

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
Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard (1817 - 1894) 340

Charles Brown-Sequard

Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard (1817 - 1894) was a French physician and physiologist. Brown-Séquard Syndrome (1850); Brown-Séquard Elixir; hormone therapy