Seshagiri Rao Mallampati (1941 – ) Indian born American anesthesiologist. Eponym: Mallampati Score used to predict the ease of endotracheal intubation
Dr Laura Duggan discusses recent research quantifying airborne particle exposure when using aerosol containment devices for intubation.
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
The Henry Hill Hickman Medal, is awarded every three years to individuals for original work of outstanding merit in anaesthesia by the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine
Henry Edmund Gaskin Boyle (1875-1941) was a Barbadian/British anaesthetist. Boyle machine and Boyle-Davis gag
Dr Stacey Turner demonstrates the pros and cons of different strategies for apnoeic CPAP for pre-oxygenation of COVID-19 patients prior to intubation (video).
Dr Albert Chan shares his findings from simulation testing of the "aerosol box" for the intubation of COVID-19 patients.
Virginia Apgar (1909 – 1974) was an American Obsgtetric anesthesiologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Apgar score - to assess newborn child health.
Arthur Ernest Sansom (1838 - 1907) was an English physician and anaesthetist.
Adam Rehak provides practical pearls about managing the unexpected difficult airway; emphasising the importance of effective teamwork with the Vortex approach and the DAS guidelines.
Great pediatric care requires excellent pain management, and excellent pain management requires the recognition that sucrose is not a pain medication.
Michael Antony Denborough (1929 – 2014) was an Australian anaesthetist, academic, activist and medical researcher. First described malignant hyperthermia (Maladie de Denborough)