Category Anaesthesiology
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Paediatric analgesia

Great pediatric care requires excellent pain management, and excellent pain management requires the recognition that sucrose is not a pain medication.

Francis Sibson

Biography Born 21 May 1814 in Cross Canonby, England Died 7 September 1876 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Sibson F. On the changes induced in the situation and structure of the internal organs, under varying circumstances of health…
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DL: Dark Fate

Who has won the seven year bet on video laryngoscopy versus the old Mac? Let's find out - with a little help from The Terminator.

Rolland J. Whitacre

Biography Born Died Medical Eponyms Whitacre epidural needle Whitacre epidural needle tip is shaped into circular cone or bullet with side-hole for injection of solution. This Pencil Point (Whitacre point) is used for Spinal Anesthesia and is characterized by low…

Robert F. Hustead

Biography Born 1928 Pueblo, Colorado MD, Yale University 1950 – President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 1959-1961 Johns Hopkins departments of anesthesiology and OB/GYN 1961 – University of Kansas School of Medicine 1973 – Ophthalmic anesthesia Wichita, Kansas Founder…

John Robert Lehane

Biography Born 1945 2013 – Difficult Airway Society (DAS) Medal Died November 2018 Medical Eponyms Cormack-Lehane scoring system (1984) Classification describes the best view possible at laryngoscopy: Grade I: complete glottis visible Grade II: anterior glottis not seen Grade III:…

Ralph M. Waters

Biography Born 9 October 1883 North Bloomfield, Ohio 1945 – President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Died 19 December 1979 Medical Eponyms Waters To-and-Fro Carbon Dioxide Absorption Canister (1923) Guedel-Waters Cuffed intratracheal tube (1928) The catheter effectively prevents…