Category Anaesthesiology
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
Thomas Philip Ayre (1901-1979) 340

T. Philip Ayre

Thomas Philip Ayre (1901-1979) was an English anaesthetist. Ayre is most well-known for his eponymous T-piece, a device which revolutionised anaesthesia for babies and children.
Raymond Fink (1914 – 2000) 340

B. Raymond Fink

B. Raymond Fink (1914 – 2000) was an American anesthesiologist. Fink effect (1955): diffusion anoxia/hypoxia or the third gas effect; Fink Laryngoscope Blade (1958); Fink Non-rebreathing Valve (1954)
Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) 340 1

Francis Rynd

Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) was an Irish physician. Arguably the inventor of the hypodermic needle, performing and recording the results of the first hypodermic injection on June 3rd 1844.
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Mallampati Score

The Mallampati Score is a grading system based on the visualisation of the pharyngeal structures during laryngoscopy. A study of 210 patients confirmed the degree of difficulty in seeing three pharyngeal structures (uvula, soft palate and faucial pillars) as an accurate predictor of difficulty when using direct laryngoscopy.