Review of the 5 commonly cited eponyms (n=6) associated with non-traumatic abdominal ecchymosis of the abdominal wall and flanks (Grey Turner, Cullen and Stabler); scrotum (Bryant) and upper thigh (Fox) as useful clues to consider potentially serious causes of abdominal pathology.
Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound Essentials course with a video demonstrating the examination to identify abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Hermann Oppenheim (1858-1919) was a German neurologist. FAMOUS FOR Biography Born 1858 Died 1919 Key Medical Attributions: More about medical contributions Medical Eponyms KEY EPONYMS Major Publications KEY PAPERS Controversies Any gossip References Papers read to write PAGE LITFL Related Links Biographical Medical Eponyms – A-Z of eponymous medical pioneers Eponymythology – Contextual collation of […]
Ernest William Goodpasture (1886 – 1960) was an American pathologist. FAMOUS FOR Biography Born 17 October 1886 Montgomery County, Tennessee Died 20 September 1960 Nashville, Tennessee Key Medical Attributions: More about medical contributions Medical Eponyms Goodpasture syndrome McCullum-Goodpasture stain Major Publications Goodpasture EW. The significance of certain pulmonary lesions in relation to the etiology of […]
Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound Essentials course with a video demonstrating the EFAST examination to identify pneumothorax.
John (Jack) Handyside Barnes (1922-1985) was an Australian medical practitioner and toxinologist. 1964 the first specimens of the small stinger Carukia barnesi 1967 – Ronald V. Southcott declared Carukia barnesi the cause of the “Irukandji syndrome” – (named after the Irukandji tribe of the Aboriginal people) Biography Born 2 April 1922 Charleville, Australia 1940-1946 Medical […]
Today, we explore the Medmastery Echocardiography Essentials course with a video demonstrating rapid bedside assessment and diagnosis of pericardial effusion.
Medmastery video from the Echocardiography Essentials course demonstrating rapid bedside assessment of mitral regurgitation and recognition of cardiac decompensation following rupture of a cord in mitral valve prolapse
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Nikolaj Sergejevič Korotkov (Николай Серге́евич Коротков) (1874 – 1920) was a Russian surgeon. FAMOUS FOR Biography Born 26 February 1874 Kursk Died 14 March 1920 Leningrad Key Medical Attributions: More about medical contributions Medical Eponyms Korotkoff sounds: pulse-synchronous circulatory sounds in auscultation of blood pressure using Riva-Rocci sphygmomanometer. Korotkoff method: non-invasive auscultatory technique to determine […]
Scipione Riva-Rocci (1863-1937) was an Italian physician and paediatrician. Introduced the mercury-sphygmomanometer in 1896 Biography Born Almese Died Rapallo Key Medical Attributions: In 1896, Riva-Rocci introduced the upper arm cuff to measure systolic blood pressure. In 1905, Nicolai Sergeivich Korotkoff added the auscultatory technique, allowing measurement of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Medical Eponyms […]
Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich (1815 – 1877) was a German physician. Inventor of the clinical thermometer Biography Born 4 August 1815 Sulz am Neckar, Germany Died 25 September 1877 Leipzig, Germany Key Medical Attributions: More about medical contributions Medical Eponyms KEY EPONYMS Major Publications Wunderlich CR. Handbuch der Pathologie und Therapie. Stuttgart: Ebner & Seubert. […]