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Communication in anaesthesia: Overview

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists interested in Communication in Anaesthesia to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.


JournalsPengelly L, Cousins J, McKechnie A. Communicating risks of obesity before anaesthesia from the patient's perspective: informed consent or fat-shaming? Anaesthesia. 2020 Jul 11. doi: 10.1111/anae.15195. 

JournalsJelly CA, Ende HB, Freundlich RE. Terminology, communication, and information systems in nonoperating room anaesthesia in the COVID-19 era. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 2020 Aug;33(4):548-553. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000882

JournalsBrinkler R, Edwards Z, Abid S, Oliver CM, Lo Q, Stewart A. A survey of antenatal and peripartum provision of information on analgesia and anaesthesia. Anaesthesia. 2019 Sep;74(9):1101-1111. doi: 10.1111/anae.14745.

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Communication in Anaesthesia SIG

For more information about this Special Interest Group (SIG), including events, activities and membership, please visit the Communication in Anaesthesia page on the ANZCA website.

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