Category ENT
Margaret Ruth Dix (1902 – 1991) 340

Margaret Dix

Margaret Ruth Dix (1902 - 1991) was an English neuro-otologist. Dix-Hallpike Test (1952); Peep-Show technique (1947)
André-Alfred Lemierre (1875 – 1956) 1200

André Lemierre

André-Alfred Lemierre (1875 – 1956) was a French bacteriologist. Best known for his 1836 publication on the condition now known as Lemierre syndrome

Adam Politzer

Ádám Politzer (1835 - 1920) was a Hungarian Otolaryngologist. one of the principal founders of otology, was the first Professor of Otology in Vienna

Charles Ballance

Biography Born 30 August 1856 in Clapton, England 1881 – MBBS St. Thomas Medical School (gold medal in surgery) 1885 – FRCS Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons 1915 – Consultant surgeon to the British Army, stationed at Malta…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Coroner’s clot

The 'Coroner's clot' is an occult clot of blood remaining in the nasopharynx behind the soft palate following local surgery or trauma that has the potential to cause fatal airway obstruction following extubation/ removal of a supraglottic airway device (SAD)
Carlo Mondini (1729-1803) 340

Carlo Mondini

Carlo Mondini (1729 – 1803) was an Italian anatomist and physician. Described the Mondini deformity of the inner ear with congenital deafness in 1791

The True Angina

A 44 year-old man presents to the ED 2 days after having an infected left mandibular second molar tooth extracted by his dentist.