Tag Epidural Analgesia

Rolland J. Whitacre

Biography Born Died Medical Eponyms Whitacre epidural needle Whitacre epidural needle tip is shaped into circular cone or bullet with side-hole for injection of solution. This Pencil Point (Whitacre point) is used for Spinal Anesthesia and is characterized by low…

Robert F. Hustead

Biography Born 1928 Pueblo, Colorado MD, Yale University 1950 – President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 1959-1961 Johns Hopkins departments of anesthesiology and OB/GYN 1961 – University of Kansas School of Medicine 1973 – Ophthalmic anesthesia Wichita, Kansas Founder…

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Robert Andrew Hingson

Robert Andrew Hingson (1913-1996) was an American anesthesiologist. Pioneer in anesthesiology introducing peridural analgesia for labour and delivery.
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Thoracic Epidural Analgesia for Chest Trauma

Rib fractures are associated with significant morbidity, especially in the elderly and especially if multiple fractures are present. Apart from being humane, optimal analgesia may help prevent respiratory deterioration