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
James Bain (1934 – ) Canadian anesthesiologist. Inventor of the Bain breathing circuit; a significant advance in anaesthesia and a modification of the Mapleson D circuit.
Johann Heinrich Dräger (1847-1917) was a German entrepreneur, watchmaker and founder of the Drӓgerwerk company.
Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – ) British anaesthetist. Best known as the inventor of the laryngeal mask (LMA™)
The DAS Macewen medal was founded in 2009, by the Difficult Airway Society (DAS). The medal is to recognise distinguished members of the society for their service to the society and airway management.
John Robert Lehane (1945 – 2018) was an English anaesthetist. With Ronald Cormack in 1984: Cormack-Lehane laryngoscopy grades