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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
  • AudioDigest
  • ANZCA Network podcasts
  • Journal podcasts
  • General medical podcasts

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Anaesthesia-related podcasts

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 theANZCA SoundCloud page or listen via Spotify,Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.

The followingchapters 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: Taking care

Taking care: A podcast of conversations about public safety and healthcare

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency hosts conversations and interviews with people in our community. We discuss current issues, address myths and common questions, and talk about what we can do to best protect the public and support the safe delivery of healthcare in Australia.

Access via website

Access via iTunes

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 relevantto 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.

AudioDigest (Audio lectures)

Spotlight: The Complexities of Emergency Laparotomy


Recommended podcasts are listed below. Additional information about podcasts can be found on the Podcasts library guide.

Recommended podcasts

Spotlight: Featured podcasts

After some fresh podcast episodes on Anaesthesia topics? Check these out.

Journal podcasts

General medical podcasts

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