Blue Book audio recordings

13 October 2022

Ten audio recorded chapters of the Blue Book are available to listen to now on our SoundCloud.

We've recorded ten chapters of the 2021 edition of Australasian Anaesthesia (commonly referred to as the Blue Book) so you can listen to your favourite chapters on the go. You can stream these on our ANZCA SoundCloud page and listen via Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts

You can listen to the below chapters:

  • A beginner's guide to in-flight medical emergencies by Dr Gareth Jones, Dr Nicola Emslie and Dr Dean Bunbury.
  • Bubble trouble: Vascular gas embolism by Dr Bridget Devaney.
  • How can anaesthetists talk to patients with obesity? By Dr Natalie Smith, Dr Anthony Hodsdon, and Professor David A Story.
  • Medicolegal insights into anaesthesia by Dr Chris Bolton.
  • Atrial fibrillation, ablation, and the anaesthetist by Dr Cameron Maxwell, Dr Derek Potgieter and Professor Thomas Bruessel.
  • Direct acting oral anticoagulants – pharmacology and perioperative considerations by Dr Kate Drummond.
  • Epidural labour analgesia: Current trends, advances, and future techniques by Dr Victor Chen and Dr Harriet Wood. 
  • Teaching medical students during clinical anaesthesia placements by Dr Jeremy Rogers, Dr Jeremy Carman, Dr Andrew Gardner, and Dr Ross MacPherson.
  • Preparing the elderly patient for elective non-cardiac surgery by Dr Naomi Osborne, Dr Leena Nagappan, and Dr Kevin Kwan.
  • Enhancing powerful medication – applications of the placebo response for pain management by Dr Andrew Watson and Professor Thomas Bruessel. 

Listening to these audio recordings can be claimed under the ANZCA and FPM CPD Program’s knowledge and skills “learning sessions” activity.

Thank you to Dr Peter Cook FANZCA from The Tweed Hospital for voicing the audio recordings.

Last updated 11:08 14.12.2022