Category Anaesthesiology
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)
eponym LITFL 340

James Bain

James Bain (1934 – ) Canadian anesthesiologist. Inventor of the Bain breathing circuit; a significant advance in anaesthesia and a modification of the Mapleson D circuit.
DAS MACEWEN MEDAL 680

DAS 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.
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