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The Resuscitation Greats Franz Kuhn, his contribution to anaesthesia and emergency medicine.

@inproceedings{Thierbach2001TheRG,
  title={The Resuscitation Greats Franz Kuhn, his contribution to anaesthesia and emergency medicine.},
  author={Andreas R. Thierbach},
  year={2001}
}
Franz Kuhn (1866‐1929), a German surgeon, made a significant practical and scientific contribution towards the development of modern anaesthesia and emergency medicine. He developed modern, scientifically based concepts in close correlation to practical inventions for every day use. All of his studies and developments were patient orientated and led to remarkable improvements in patient safety. Kuhn was a major protagonist of endotracheal intubation, perfected his flexo-metallic endotracheal… 

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