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Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome

A Mackay and M Al-Haddad.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Physiology. 3272 words.

Adair, Gilbert Smithson (1896–1979), physiologist

Paley Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 729 words.

Adair, Gilbert Smithson (1896–1979), physiologist, was born on 21 September 1896 in Whitehaven, the elder child and only son of Harold Adair, manager of an iron ore mine in Cumberland, and...

Adrian, Edgar Douglas, first Baron Adrian (1889–1977), physiologist

A. L. Hodgkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 1400 words.

Adrian, Edgar Douglas, first Baron Adrian (1889–1977), physiologist, was born in London on 30 November 1889, the youngest of the three sons (there were no daughters) of Alfred Douglas...

Adrian, Richard Hume, second Baron Adrian (1927–1995), physiologist

Ian Glynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 2881 words.

Adrian, Richard Hume, second Baron Adrian (1927–1995), physiologist, was born on 16 October 1927 in Grange Road, Cambridge, the only son and youngest of the three children of Edgar Douglas...

Allen, Edgar

Vern L. Bullough.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 827 words.

Allen, Edgar (02 May 1892–03 March 1943), endocrinologist and physiologist, was born in Canyon City, Colorado, the son of Asa Allen, a physician and Edith Day. In 1900 the family relocated...

The alveolar gas equation

Steven Cruickshank and Nicola Hirschauer.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Physiology. 2632 words.

The alveolar gas equation (AGE) is well known and relates the alveolar concentration of oxygen F a o 2 (or equivalently...

Anaesthesia and deep brain stimulation

Patrick Dobbs, James Hoyle and J Rowe.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Physiology; Neuroscience; Neurology. 3189 words.

Anaesthetic preconditioning

Robert Loveridge and Frank Schroeder.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Physiology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3035 words.

Analgesia and sedation in critically ill children

Stephen D. Playfor.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Physiology; Neuroscience; Neurology. 3559 words.

Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator

J. F. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Organization and Management of Education. 866 words.

Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator, was born at Frognal Park, Hampstead, on 6 July 1865. His great-grandfather was a surgeon in the Royal Navy;...

Anderson, Sir (William) Ferguson (1914–2001), geriatrician

John C. Brocklehurst.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Geriatric Medicine. 1127 words.

Anderson, Sir (William) Ferguson (1914–2001), geriatrician, was born on 8 April 1914 at 11 Lochside Street, Glasgow, the son of James Kirkwood Anderson, master plumber, and his wife, Sarah...

Anorectal physiology

Henry Kwok and Rowan Collinson.

in Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

October 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Physiology. 6789 words.

Chapter 3 discusses the anorectum, which is responsible for the control of defaecation and maintenance of continence. Proper function requires integration of the pelvic floor, rectal...

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Anticholinesterases and anticholinergic drugs

V Priya Nair and Jennifer M Hunter.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Physiology; Neuroscience; Neurology. 3638 words.

Non-depolarizing neuromuscular block is monitored throughout surgery and antagonized at the end of anaesthesia to restore muscle tone rapidly and completely, so that patients can maintain a...

Antiplatelet agents and anaesthesia

Simon Smart, S. Aragola and P. Hutton.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Physiology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3150 words.

Astwood, Edwin Bennett

David Y. Cooper.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 923 words.

Astwood, Edwin Bennett (29 December 1909–17 February 1976), physiologist and endocrinologist, was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, the son of Earnest Millard Astwood, a jeweler, watchmaker, and...

Atrial fibrillation

Abhay Bajpai and Edward Rowland.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

P ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Physiology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4228 words.

Auer, John

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Pharmacology. 905 words.

Auer, John (30 March 1875–30 April 1948), pharmacologist and physiologist, was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Henry Auer, a German-born brewer, and Luise Hummel. After secondary...

Bainbridge, Francis Arthur (1874–1921), physiologist

F. W. Andrewes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 607 words.

Bainbridge, Francis Arthur (1874–1921), physiologist, was born on 29 July 1874 at Stockton-on-Tees, co. Durham, the elder son of Robert Robinson Bainbridge, a chemist, and his wife, Mary...

Barcroft, Henry (1904–1998), circulatory physiologist

Peter B. C. Matthews.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 792 words.

Barcroft, Henry (1904–1998), circulatory physiologist, was born on 18 October 1904 at 92 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, the elder of two sons of the distinguished physiologist Sir Joseph...

Barcroft, Sir Joseph (1872–1947), physiologist

John B. West.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 1555 words.

Barcroft, Sir Joseph (1872–1947), physiologist, was born on 26 July 1872 at The Glen, Newry, co. Down, Ireland, the second of the five children of Henry Barcroft (d. 1905), linen merchant...