Emergency Musical Interlude (EMI) 033: Anaesthetic. Punk pharmacokinetics by Lachlan McIver… highly recommended for practical tips and edutainment!
Robert Atwood Beaver (1906-1975) was an English Anaesthetist, artist and engineer known for his development of the Beaver Respirator
Edward Thomas (Ted) Both (1908-1987) was an Australian engineer, known as the ‘Edison of Australia’. Invented the Both respirator and Both electrocardiograph among many others
Alexander Wood (1817-1884) was a Scottish physician. Inventor of the first hypodermic needle (1853), taking the 'sting of the bee' as his model
William Russ Pugh (1806-1897) was an English anaesthetist and surgeon. Pugh's inhlaer; First use of Ether for surgery in Australia
V.Ray Bennett (1922 – 1996) was an American engineer whose contributions to respiratory medicine resulted in saving thousands of lives during the Polio epidemic
Sir Ivan Whiteside Magill (1888 – 1986) was an Irish Anaesthetist. Epomnymously affiliated with various anaesthetic devices such as the Magill forceps
The electrolyte composition of Hartmann’s solution (1932) is similar to Ringer's solution (1882) first formulated to maintain cellular function
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...
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery