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DAS medal

The DAS Macewen medal was founded in 2009, by the Difficult Airway Society (DAS). The medal is to recognise distinguished members of the society for their service to the society and airway management.

John Lehane

Biography Born 1945 1978 – MRC unit at Northwick Park working alongside Ronald Cormack. Together they worked on a system of teaching students intubation in Obstetric patients. This resulted in their famous classification of the laryngeal view into the four…

Ronald Cormack

Biography Born in 1930 in Rangoon, Burma where his surgeon father was head of military services 1961 – Graduated medicine from Oxford university Senior lecturer at Bristol 1972 – MRC unit at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow in charge of the…