ASM 2013 media releases

Happy gas after all – nitrous oxide ok for some in surgery – Tuesday, May 7
Cough medicines linked to surgery complications The Age (Dr Helen Crilly)

Cough medicines linked to surgery complications Sydney Morning Herald (Dr Helen Crilly)

Allergy fear on cough medicines – Sunday Herald-Sun (Dr Helen Crilly)

Anaesthetists are calling for over 50 cough medicines to be ... Channel 9 (Dr Helen Crilly)
Some anaesthetists calling for as many as 53 cough medicines... Sky News (Dr Helen Crilly)
Anaesthetists are demanding around 50 different cough medicines... Channel 7 (Dr Helen Crilly)

Cough syrup link to toxic shock during surgery 6 news Vox 6 news (Dr Helen Crilly)
Aus – Cough syrup link to toxic shock during surgery Bluelight (Dr Helen Crilly)
Cough medicines linked to surgery complications All Voices (Dr Helen Crilly)
Cough syrup link to toxic shock during surgery Canberra Times (Dr Helen Crilly)

Patient safety: It's not rocket science, says ex-astronaut – Sunday, May 5
Interview with Dr Jim Bagian - ABC Central Coast, Erina (Professor Jim Bagian)


World-first anaesthesia study: How deep is too deep in theatre “sleep” - Saturday May 4
An Australasian study, led by Auckland Hospital – Radio New Zealand, Wellington (Associate Professor Timothy Short)
A discussion about new research on anaesthetic depth – ABC Radio Townsville (Associate Professor Timothy Short)
A look at the effects of going under anaesthetic – ABC North Queensland (Associate Professor Timothy Short)
Interview with Timothy Short, Associate Professor, Auckland – ABC North Queensland (Associate Professor Timothy Short)
Interview with Professor Timothy Short, Auckland Hospital ... at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists annual scientific meeting – ABC Radio Newcastle (Associate Professor Timothy Short)

In the dark on anaesthesia – Ballarat Courier (Associate professor Timothy Short)
Experts seek inside dope on anaesthesia – Geelong Advertiser (Associate professor Timothy Short)
How deep is deep enough? – Border Mail (Associate professor Timothy Short)

 

Doctors urged to consider pain of 'futile surgery' Sydney Morning Herald (Dr Peter Saul)

Surgeries of little benefit: Forbes Advocate (Dr Peter Saul)
Call to end ‘marginal’ surgeries – The Mercury Hobart (Dr Peter Saul)
Hunter lifestyles lead to pain – Newcastle Herald (Dr Peter Saul)
Some surgeries cause more harm than good – Launceston Examiner (Dr Peter Saul)
Surgeries of little benefit – Central Western Daily (Dr Peter Saul)
Operations not always needed – Border Mail (Dr Peter Saul)
Doctors urged to consider pain of futile surgery – AAP (Dr Peter Saul)
Some surgery’s futile: doctor – Barrier Daily Truth (Dr Peter Saul)

 

Anaesthetists call for cognitive tests to check on dementia among elderly patients - Herald Sun (Associate Professor Brendan Silbert)

ABC South East Mt Gambier – Alzheimer’s disease and anaesthesia (Associate Professor Brendan Silbert)

Mind over morphine – how placebos can help cheating in sport – Friday, May 3
Placebos pose cheat risk for sport expert The Australian (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Otago Daily Times, Dunedin Patient treatment – keep it positive – The Adelaide Advertiser (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Upbeat words can lead to healing – The Mercury (Hobart) (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Nice words help us to get better – The Canberra Times (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
A spoonful of placebo does the trick for ill – Townsville Bulletin (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Hospital environment ‘helps placebo effect’ – Sunraysia Daily (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Hospital helps placebo effect – Daily Advertiser Wagga Wagga (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Placebo effect helped by hospital environment – Launceston Examiner (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Injection of positivity – Warrnambool Standard (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Placebo effect can be strong – Border Mail (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)
Warning on placebos’ potential – Sunday Examiner, Launceston (Professor Fabrizio Benedetti)

 

Sufferer who feels other people's pain lends herself to science Herald-Sun (Dr Melita Giummarra)

Sufferer who feels other people's pain lends herself to science The Australian (Dr Melita Giummarra)

Epstein talks with Dr Melita Giummarra - ABC 774 Melbourne, Drive (Dr Melita Giummarra)

I hear your pain: The art of communication in human suffering – Thursday, May 2
ABC Radio Melbourne 774 Morning (Jon Faine) – (Loretta Marron of Science in Medicine)

 

Doctors at risk of misunderstanding pain – AAP (Professor Roland Sussex)
Doctors at risk of misunderstanding pain The Australian (Professor Roland Sussex)
Doctors at risk of misunderstanding pain News.com.au (Professor Roland Sussex)
Doctors at risk of misunderstanding pain Australia Glory (Professor Roland Sussex)
Doctors at risk of misunderstanding pain Ninemsn.com.au (Professor Roland Sussex)

Language a factor for pain expert Illawarra Mercury (Professor Roland Sussex)

 

Anaesthesia and pain: Unravelling the secrets – Tuesday, April 30
More than 2000 anaesthetists ... 3AW (Dr David Bramley)

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