George Edward Fell (1849 – 1918); American surgeon and engineer. Innovator of Forced respiration (IPPV), Fell laryngeal tube, the electric chair and Fell apparatus
Rudolph Matas (1860 – 1957) was an American vascular surgeon; prominent figure and pioneer to the fields of both surgery and anaesthesia.
Joseph O'Dwyer (1841 – 1898) was an American physician. Father of laryngeal intubation in croup; O'Dwyer plain tube; system for intralaryngeal intubation; Fell-O’Dwyer apparatus
August Karl Gustav Bier (1861-1949) German Surgeon. Used Esmarch tourniquet forming the basis of his eponymous Bier block regional anaesthesia
John Henry Blease (1906 - 1985) British inventor and anaesthetic technician. Blease-Manley ventilator; the Alfo-Blease anaesthetic machine
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)
Gordon Jackson Rees (1918 – 2001) was a British anaesthetist. He laid down the foundations for paediatric anaesthesia. Jackson Rees T-Piece, circuit and T-tube
Roger Edward Wentworth Manley (1930-1991) was a British inventor, anaesthetist and engineer. Pioneer of the Manley Ventilator and Multivent
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)
William Wellesley Mapleson (1926 – 2018) was an English physicist of anaesthesia. Classified of the five ‘Mapleson breathing circuits’ in 1954
Henry Robert Silvester (1828-1908) was an English physician. Eponym: Silvester method of artificial respiration; and hypodermic inflation to prevent drowning...
Henry Edmund Gaskin Boyle (1875-1941) was a Barbadian/British anaesthetist. Boyle machine and Boyle-Davis gag