Biography Born 17 October 1886 Montgomery County, Tennessee Died 20 September 1960 Nashville, Tennessee Medical Eponyms Goodpasture syndrome McCullum-Goodpasture stain Key Medical Attributions Controversies Goodpasture performed autopsies on patients in a 1918 flu epidemic (note influenza was not isolated until 1933) and he was interested in what was killing these young men. He found two […]
The spontaneous tension pneumothorax…does it really exist?
ATMIST handover – 28 y/o male, injured 25 mins ago, penetrating chest trauma, Asherman seal anterior chest, RR 35, deteriorating, high flow O2 administered.
Ever since being faced with a spontaneous tension pneumothorax at sea on a dived submarine…I have had an interest in managing pneumothorax.
Sir Peter James Kerley (1900-1979) was an Irish radiologist. Kerley was widely published including describing (but not naming) his eponymous lines firstly in 1933 and then in again his textbook in 1950, and widely about TB diagnosis. Kerley lines A, B and C
Presentation A previously well 49 year old man presents with chest pain. He is tachycardic, tachypneoic and hypoxic with blood pressure 110/65. He is 2 weeks post ankle surgery. Describe and interpret these scans
Manes Kartagener (1897 – 1975) was an Austrian-Swiss physician. First to report the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis in 1933 – Kartagener syndrome.
Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) was a German born, American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)