Sir Ivan Whiteside Magill (1888 – 1986) was an Irish Anaesthetist.
Epomnymously affiliated with various anaesthetic devices such as the Magill intubating forceps.
Developed his forceps while working at the Queen’s Hospital for Facial and Jaw Injuries in Kent to aid in lifting and guiding thenasotracheal tube into the larynx
- Born 23 July 1888
- Died 25 November 1986
- Magill forceps (1920)
- Magill endotracheal tube
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