This guide has been designed for anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians interested in relevant resources on environmental sustainability, including those available through the ANZCA library.
Davey M. Australia's bushfire season saw spikes in emergency respiratory visits and inhaler sales, report finds. The Guardian. Published 2020 Nov 25.
Evitaputri D. Prime Minister must tackle climate change with same urgency as COVID-19: open letter from health groups. [Internet]. Climate and Health Alliance. Published 2020 Nov 16.
CSIRO. State of the climate 2020. [Internet]. CSIRO; 2020.
Shelton CL, Sutton R, White SM. Desflurane in modern anaesthetic practice: walking on thin ice(caps)? British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2020 Oct 7:S0007-0912(20)30766-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.09.013.
Meyer MJ. Desflurane should des-appear: global and financial rationale [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 20]. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2020;10.1213/ANE.0000000000005102. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000005102
TRA2SH - Trainee-Led Research and Audit in Anaesthesia for Sustainability in Healthcare.
TRA2SH's mission is "to stimulate a positive culture change in sustainable practices in anaesthesia by promoting curiosity amongst trainees, encouraging reflection and problem-solving within departments, whilst upholding the highest standards of patient care."
TRA2SH's Trainees - or “Tra2shees” are ANZCA trainee volunteers who are passionate about sustainability in healthcare, and some may be completing their ANZCA Scholar role project through one of the TRA2SH audit projects.TRA2SH welcomes any new trainees to contact them and get involved.
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