Category Anaesthesiology
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Miller laryngoscope

The Miller laryngoscope is a straight blade designed to obtain a view of the vocal cords by directly lifting the epiglottis. It has useful application in ‘floppy’ airways making it popular within paediatric anaesthesia
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Seldinger Technique

Seldinger Technique a technique for safe percutaneous access to vessels and hollow organs that is widely used today. Sven Ivar Seldinger (1921 – 1998)
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Robert Arden Miller

Robert Arden Miller (1906 – 1976) American anesthesiologist. Miller laryngoscope blade, first manufactured by the Welch-Allyn Company (1941)
Robert Andrew Hingson (1913-1996) 340

Robert Andrew Hingson

Robert Andrew Hingson (1913-1996) was an American anesthesiologist. Pioneer in anesthesiology introducing peridural analgesia for labour and delivery.
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 035

Potentially difficult intubation of man with a receding chin and unusual jaw anatomy. You decide to watch the intubation with ultrasound.
Ruling the Resus Room 340

Own the Airway!

The LITFL team have scoured the web to find the best collection of online instructional videos known to man or woman to help you 'own the airway'!
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Jess Bernard Weiss

Jess Bernard Weiss (1917 – 2007) was an American anesthesiologist. Best known for designing the Weiss needle for the placement of epidural catheters
Edmond ‘Ted’ Eger II (1930 – 2017) 340

Edmond I Eger II

Edmond 'Ted' Eger II (1930 – 2017) was an American anesthesiologist. Minimal alveolar concentration (MAC)