Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch (1823 – 1908) was a German Surgeon.
Known for the ‘bloodless operation’, the bandage and the maneuver whereby the lower jaw is brought forward in an unconscious patient to provide an open airway
- Born 9 January 1823
- Died 23 February 1908
Key Medical Attributions
- Maltby R. Johannes von Esmarch. In: Notable Names in Anaesthesia. The Choir Press; 2013: 60-62
- Herzenberg JE. Johann Friedrich August Von Esmarch: His Life and Contributions to Orthopaedic Surgery. Iowa Orthop J. 1988; 8: 85–91
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