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Podcasts: Overview

This guide displays podcasts related to anaesthesia, pain medicine and other areas that might be useful to medical professionals.

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  • Anaesthesia-related podcasts
  • Paediatric pain podcasts
  • Spotlighted podcasts
  • Audio-Digest
  • ANZCA Network podcasts
  • Journal podcasts
  • General medical podcasts

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Spotlight: Blue Book audio recordings

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

Six chapters from the 2021 edition of Australasian Anaesthesia (known as the Blue Book) have been recorded. You can stream these on the ANZCA SoundCloud page or listen via SpotifyApple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.

The following chapters are available:

Additional chapters will be recorded and added over the coming weeks. Thank you to Dr Peter Cook for voicing the audio recordings.

Spotlight: Anaesthesia on Air Podcast

Podcast from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, featuring highlights from conferences and events as well as specially recorded conversations with subject experts.

                            Access via iTunes

Spotlight: Australian Anaesthesia Podcast

Join the Australian Society of Anaesthetists as they chat with experts and friends about issues that impact Australian anaesthesia.

Hosted by Dr Suzi Nou.

Access via iTunes

Access via Google Podcasts

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Spotlight: EJA Podcast

The EJA Podcast collection is an in-depth view into the EJA's articles and features conversations with authors, healthcare workers and medical thought leaders on topics relevant to anaesthesia, intensive care, perioperative care, pain management and more.

Q&A with Patrice Forget, author of “Persistent postoperative opioid use in Europe: A systematic review”

Spotlight: Harrison's Podclass

Illuminating and engaging discussions on key principles of internal medicine, around board-style case vignettes from the acclaimed Harrison’s Self Assessment and Board Review.

Access Harrison's Podclass

[NEW] McGraw Hill AccessAnesthesiology | AccessMedicine LISTEN Anywhere feature

It is now possible to listen to your favourite MGH textbooks as audiobooks using the new in-built ReadSpeaker feature. Simply click on the Listen icon to begin.



Spotlight: Rescuing the boys from the cave - Richard Harris

Spotlighted episodes

Below are selected podcast episodes of interest.

Audio-Digest (Audio lectures)

AudioDigest LogoKeep up-to-date on the latest anaesthesia and pain medicine research and practice, in your car, office, home, gym or while travelling.

Audio-Digest provides instant online and mobile access to 371 accredited audio lectures and board reviews presented by experts from leading institutions, bringing clinicians a convenient continuing medical education (CME/CE) experience.
  • Each lecture includes:
    • Objectives and accreditation information
    • Pre-test questions (and answers)
    • Written summary and readings
    • Post-test questions (and answers)
    • Evaluation form
  • Automatically synchronises your progress across your computer and your smart device
  • A mobile app is available for Apple iOS and Android

See our dedicated Audio-Digest guide for further information including full access details.

Spotlight: The Complexities of Emergency Laparotomy

ANZCA networks podcasts

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  1. Open a network from ‘My networks’
  2. Access the Resources area of the network
  3. Use the search bar in the type left corner

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