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Roles in practice: 1.7: Professional

AR_PF 1: Demonstrate a commitment to patients through ethical practice

BooksMerry, Alan, and Brookbanks, Warren. Merry and McCall Smith's Errors, Medicine and the Law. 2nd ed. 2017. Cambridge Bioethics and Law ; 38.Request a chapter from the Library

ArticlesYang H.Professionalism in anesthesia.Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal Canadien d'Anesthésie. 2017 Feb 1;64(2):149-57.

AR_PF 2: Demonstrate cultural and bias awareness and sensitivity with patients and colleagues

ArticlesGarden AL, Weller JM. Speaking up: does anaesthetist gender influence teamwork and collaboration? BJA 2017: 571-572

Books​Wepa D. Cultural Safety in Aotearoa New Zealand. Second ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2015. Request a chapter from the Library

BooksTaylor K, Guerin P. Health Care and Indigenous Australians : Cultural Safety in Practice. Third ed. London: Red Globe Press; 2019. Request a chapter from the Library

AR_PF 3: Demonstrate a commitment to society and the profession

AR_PF 3.1-3.4

ArticlesChrimes N, Marshall SD. The illusion of informed consent. Anaesthesia. 2018 Jan;73(1):9-14.

ArticlesFeinstein MM, Pannunzio AE, Lobell S, Kodish E. Informed consent in pediatric anesthesia: a narrative review. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2018 Dec 1;127(6):1398-405.

ArticlesCyna AM, Simmons SW. Guidelines on informed consent in anaesthesia: unrealistic, unethical, untenable…. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2017;119(6):1086-1089.

AR_PF 3.6

ArticlesGibbs, NM. Anaesthesia, not for resuscitation orders, and shared decision-making. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2017 May;45(3):289-290.

ArticlesRamachenderan J, Auret K. The challenge of perioperative advance care planning. Journal of pain and symptom management. 2019 Apr 25.

ArticlesHarrison R, Lee H, Sharma A. A survey of the impact of patient adverse events and near misses on anaesthetists in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and intensive care. 2018 Sep;46(5):510-5.

ArticlesMerry AF, Mitchell SJ. Complications of anaesthesia. Anaesthesia. 2018 Jan;73:7-11.


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