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
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