James Philip

James Philip

Dr. James Philip is an anesthesiologist practicing Ambulatory Anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Professor at Harvard Medical School. He teaches and researches engineering the medical environment, especially anesthesia, to make it safe, effective, and affordable. He was co-author of the Harvard Anesthesia Monitoring Standard of 1984. Dr. Philip created medical products including Perkin-Elmer Lifewatch™ CO2 Monitor, Baxter InfusOR™ IV Pump for Bolus + Infusion, Edwards Vigilance® Continuous Cardiac Output Monitor, IVAC-BD Signature Pump to monitor hydraulic resistance and detect catheter infiltration, and the IV fluid pressure infuser. Dr. James Philip developed the Gas Man® computer simulation which simulates inhaled vapors and gases. Gas Man is distributed by a nonprofit charitable organization, Med Man Simulations, Inc. Information, software, and workbook downloads are available at http://www.medmansimulations.org and http://www.gasmanweb.com . Dr. Philip is recipient of the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) Gravenstein Award for lifetime achievement in the area of technology in anesthesia. http://www.stahq.org/2017-js-gravenstein-winner/

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