Henning Moritz Ruben (1914 – 2004) was a Danish anaesthetist. Inventor of teh Ruben valve, AMBU bag, Ambu man, and Head-tilt method in resuscitation
Professor Edgar 'Gar' Alexander Pask (1912-1966) was an English anaesthetist. Pask worked with Macintosh to solve multiple wartime physiology problems...
Sir Robert Reynolds Macintosh (1897-1989) New Zealand Anaesthetist. Inventor of Macintosh Laryngoscope; gum elastic bougie; Illuminated introducer; RFD 5580 life-jacket...
Sir Ivan Whiteside Magill (1888 – 1986) was an Irish Anaesthetist. Epomnymously affiliated with various anaesthetic devices such as the Magill forceps
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
Carl Gunnar Engström (1912 – 1987) was a Swedish physician and engineer; inventor of the Engström universal respirator a positive pressure mechanical ventilator
Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875-1951) was a German thoracic surgeon. Eponyms: Sauerbruch chamber, Sauerbruch hand, Sauerbruch grip to name a few...
Philip Drinker (1894 - 1972) was a chemical engineer, father of American Industrial Hygiene and inventor of the Drinker respirator in 1928 and pioneer
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
John Haven "Jack" Emerson (1906 – 1997) was an American inventor and humanist. Inventor of the Emerson Iron Lung in 1931, and holder of 35 medical based equipment patents
Edward Boyce Tuohy (1908 – 1959) American anaesthesiologist. Best known for contribution to continuous epidural anaesthesia; Tuohy needle
Henry Harrington Janeway (1873-1921) was an American physician and pioneer for radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer. Janeway Gastrostomy, Janeway Laryngoscope