Publications

2018

Proficiency-based progression training: an 'end to end' model for decreasing error applied to achievement of effective epidural analgesia during labour: a randomised control study. Kallidaikurichi Srinivasan K, Gallagher A, O'Brien N, Sudir V, Barrett N, O'Connor R, Holt F, Lee P, O'Donnell B, Shorten G. BMJ Open. 2018 Oct 15;8(10

Deliberate practice using validated metrics improves skill acquisition in performance of ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve block in a simulated setting. Ahmed OMA, Azher I, Gallagher AG, Breslin DS, O'Donnell BD, Shorten GD. J Clin Anesth. 2018 Aug;48:22-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2018.04.015. Epub 2018 May 1.

Fascial layers influence the spread of injectate during ultrasound-guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block: a cadaver study. Brenner D, Mahon P, Iohom G, Cronin M, O'Flynn C, Shorten G. Br J Anaesth. 2018 Oct;121(4):876-882.

The Use of Thromboelastography to Measure the Influence Inclusion of a Local Anesthetic Agent has on the Mechanical and Kinetic Properties of Fibrin. Kearney L, Whelan D, O'Donnell BD, Clover AJP. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2018 Jan-Jun;9(1):39-41. doi: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_76_17.

An examination of the effect of open versus paywalled access publication on the disseminative impact and citation count of publications in intensive care medicine and anesthesia. Black CS, Lehane DJ, Burns C, O'Donnell BD. J Crit Care. 2018 May 18;46:88-93. 

Pre-procedure ultrasound-guided paramedian spinal anaesthesia at L5-S1: Is this better than landmark-guided midline approach? A randomised controlled trial. Srinivasan KK, Leo AM, Iohom G, Loughnane F, Lee PJ. Indian J Anaesth. 2018 Jan;62(1):53-60. 

Medical gas cylinder expiry dates. Philip AB, O'Sullivan M, Mannion S. Anaesthesia. 2018 Jan;73(1):129.

Ultrasound applications for regional anaesthetists - thinking outside the box. Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2018 Feb 4;1(1):5-7. 

Ultrasound-Guided Selective Versus Conventional Block of the Medial Brachial Cutaneous and the Intercostobrachial Nerves: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  Magazzeni P, Jochum D, Iohom G, Mekler G, Albuisson E, Bouaziz H. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1097/AAP.

Machine learning and evidence-based training in technical skills. Shorten G, Srinivasan KK, Reinertsen I. Br J Anaesth. 2018 Sep;121(3):521-523. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.04.012. Epub 2018 May 8. No abstract available.

Kynurenine pathway metabolism and the neurobiology of treatment-resistant depression: Comparison of multiple ketamine infusions and electroconvulsive therapy. Allen AP, Naughton M, Dowling J, Walsh A, O'Shea R, Shorten G, Scott L, McLoughlin DM, Cryan JF, Clarke G, Dinan TG. J Psychiatr Res. 2018 May;100:24-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.02.011. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

 

2017

Wearable Recording Devices for Surgical Training. Shorten G, Dempsey E, Kallidaikurichi Srinivasan K. JAMA Surg. 2017 May 1;152(5):507-508. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5657. No abstract available. 

Cold Case Files: 15 years on, did patient controlled analgesia mask acute compartment syndrome? Mannion S, Lee P, Taylor C. Ir Med J. 2017 Aug 12;110(7):625. 

Further considerations on competence by design: when opportunity stops knocking. Shorten G, Levine MF. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Apr;64(4):430. doi: 10.1007/s12630-016-0786-8. Epub 2016 Dec 9. No abstract available.

A cross-sectional survey of anaesthesia-related expectations amongst patients awaiting upper limb trauma surgery. O'Donnell BD, Iohom G. Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care. 2017 Oct;24(2):133-138. 

Ultrasound-guided approach to nerves (direct vs. tangential) and the incidence of intraneural injection: a cadaveric study. Sermeus LA, Sala-Blanch X, McDonnell JG, Lobo CA, Nicholls BJ, van Geffen GJ, Choquet O, Iohom G, de Jose Maria Galve B, Hermans C, Lammens M. Anaesthesia. 2017 Apr;72(4):461-469. doi: 10.1111/anae.13787. Epub 2017 Feb 10

An evaluation of operating room throughput in a stand-alone soft-tissue trauma operating theatre. O'Donnell BD, Walsh K, Murphy A, McElroy B, Iohom G, Shorten GD. Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care. 2017 Apr;24(1):13-20. doi: 10.21454/rjaic.7518.241.wal.

Development of performance and error metrics for ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. Ahmed OM, O'Donnell BD, Gallagher AG, Shorten GD. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2017 Apr 5;8:257-263. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S128963. eCollection 2017.

To block or not to block? Iohom G. Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care. 2017 Oct;24(2):83-85. No abstract available.

Microstream capnography during conscious sedation with midazolam for oral surgery: a randomised controlled trial. Brady P, Iohom G, O'Halloran KD, McCreary C, Cronin M. BDJ Open. 2017 Oct 13;3:17019. eCollection 2017.

The effect of metrics-based feedback on acquisition of sonographic skills relevant to performance of ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. Ahmed OMA, Niessen T, O'Donnell BD, Gallagher AG, Breslin DS, DunnGalvin A, Shorten GD. Anaesthesia. 2017 Sep;72(9):1117-1124. doi: 10.1111/anae.13968. Epub 2017 Jul 25. Anaesthesia. 2017 Nov;72(11):1416-1417. No abstract available.

https://bioaccent.org/anaesthesiology/anesthesiology02.pdf. The Role of Ketamine Anaesthesia in Developed and Developing Countries: Assessing the Likely Impact of Changing the International Control of Ketamine to A Schedule I Drug. O’Riordan M, Mannion S. BAOJ Anesthesia 2017 1: 1 1: 002

EWTD implementation in anaesthesia: effects on training and quality of life. O'Shaughnessy SM, O'Donnell B.

The effect of nefopam on lactation after caesarean section: a single-blind randomised trial. Baka NE, Vial F, Iohom G, Guerci P, Hubert C, Rouabah M, Bouaziz H. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2017 May;31:84-90. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

 

2016 

Clinical evaluation of a novel respiratory rate monitor. Lee PJ. J Clin Monit Comput. 2016 Apr;30(2):175-83. doi: 10.1007/s10877-015-9697-4. Epub 2015 Apr 22.

Regional anaesthesia competency assessment. Ahmed O, O'Donnell B, Shorten G, Gallagher A. Anaesthesia. 2016 Apr;71(4):472-3. No abstract available

Competency-based medical education: Its time has arrived. Levine MF, Shorten G. Can J Anaesth. 2016 Jul;63(7):802-6. doi: 10.1007/s12630-016-0638-6. Epub 2016 Mar 30. No abstract available.

Re: Adductor Canal Blockade Following Total Knee Arthroplasty-Continuous or Single-Shot Technique? McMillan CO, Burns CG, O'Donnell BG, Shorten GD. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Feb;31(2):555-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.09.022. Epub 2015 Sep 30. No abstract available.

Construct validity of a novel assessment tool for ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. Ahmed OM, O'Donnell BD, Gallagher AG, Breslin DS, Nix CM, Shorten GD. Anaesthesia. 2016 Nov;71(11):1324-1331. Epub 2016 Sep 16.

Novel methods of local anesthetic delivery in the perioperative and postoperative setting-potential for fibrin hydrogel delivery. Kearney L, Whelan D, O'Donnell BD, Clover AJ. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Dec;35:246-252. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.07.033. Epub 2016 Oct 1. Review.

Clinical Research: Case Studies of Successes and Failures. Iohom G. Anesth Analg. 2016 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Postoperative analgesic effect, of preoperatively administered dexamethasone, after operative fixation of fractured neck of femur: randomised, double blinded controlled study. Szucs S, Jessop D, Iohom G, Shorten GD. BMC Anesthesiol. 2016 Sep 22;16(1):79.

Estimation of the minimum effective volume of 0.5% bupivacaine for ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. Brenner DG, Marjanek Z, Iohom G. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun;33(6):463-4. doi: 10.1097/EJA. No abstract available.

 

2015

Effect of Endotracheal Tube Size on Vocal Outcomes After Thyroidectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Mehanna R, Hennessy A, Mannion S, O'Leary G, Sheahan P. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Aug;141(8):690-5.

Acute compartment syndrome and regional anaesthesia - a case report. Rauf J, Iohom G, O'Donnell B. Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care. 2015 Apr;22(1):51-54.

New assessment tool for remote simulation-based ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia: a call for further refinement. Srinivasan KK, Shorten G. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2015 May-Jun;40(3):290-1. doi: 10.1097. No abstract available.

The medical procedure pathway: creating a global standard methodology to benefit patients. Shorten GD, Gallagher AG, Satava RM. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Feb;32(2):79-82. doi: 10.1097. No abstract available.

Nerve localization techniques for peripheral nerve block and possible future directions. Helen L, O'Donnell BD, Moore E. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2015 Sep;59(8):962-74. doi: 10.1111/aas.12544. Epub 2015 May 22. Review.

Robotic assistance with needle guidance. O'Donnell BD, O'Sullivan O, Gallagher AG, Shorten GD. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Apr;114(4):708-9. doi: 10.1093/bja/aev045. No abstract available.

Effects of fentanyl added to a mixture of intrathecal bupivacaine and morphine for spinal anaesthesia in elective caesearean section. Thornton P, Hanumanthaiah D, O'Leary RA, Iohom G. Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care. 2015 Oct;22(2):97-102.

Determination of the minimum initial intrathecal dose of isobaric 0.5% bupivacaine for the surgical repair of a proximal femoral fracture: A prospective, observational trial. Szucs S, Rauf J, Iohom G, Shorten GD. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Nov;32(11):759-63. doi: 10.1097/EJA.

Conventional Landmark-Guided Midline Versus Preprocedure Ultrasound-Guided Paramedian Techniques in Spinal Anesthesia. Kallidaikurichi Srinivasan K, Iohom G, Loughnane F, Lee PJ. Anesth Analg. 2015 Oct;121(4):1089-96. doi: 10.1213/ANE.

A year in review in Minerva Anestesiologica 2014. Chiumello D, Allegri M, Cavaliere F, De Cosmo G, Iohom G, Langeron O, Apan A, Spieth P, Capogna G. Minerva Anestesiol. 2015 Feb;81(2):238-49. Review. No abstract available.

 

2014

Bispectral index, sedation, spinal anesthesia and mortality: time to put the jigsaw puzzle together? Mannion S, Lee P. Anesth Analg. 2014 May;118(5):906-8.

The effect of simulation-based training on initial performance of ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus blockade in a clinical setting - a pilot study. O'Sullivan O, Iohom G, O'Donnell BD, Shorten GD. BMC Anesthesiol. 2014 Nov 26;14:110. eCollection 2014.

Intraoperative asystole associated with fibroid uterus. O'Sullivan RE, Mannion S, O'Flynn J, Coulter J. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2014;41(6):725-6.

Peripheral nerve block and local anaesthetic dose, how much is enough? O'Donnell BD, Szűcs S. Anaesthesia. 2014 Jul;69(7):665-8. doi: 10.1111/anae.12629. Epub 2014 May 24. No abstract available.

Prothrombin complex concentrate for rapid reversal of warfarin anticoagulation to allow neuraxial blockade. Skerritt C, Mannion S. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2014;2014:126864.

Epidural or wound infusion? O'Sullivan M, Iohom G. Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Jul;80(7):756-8. Epub 2013 Nov 27. No abstract available.

A comparison of three techniques (local anesthetic deposited circumferential to vs. above vs. below the nerve) for ultrasound guided femoral nerve block. Szűcs S, Morau D, Sultan SF, Iohom G, Shorten G. BMC Anesthesiol. 2014 Jan 25;14:6. 

Ultrasound for neuraxial blockade. Srinivasan KK, Lee PJ, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2014 Dec;16(4):356-63. Review.

Neuraxial anesthesia in patients with intracranial hypertension or cerebrospinal fluid shunting systems: what should the anesthetist know? Guerci P, Vial F, Mcnelis U, Losser MR, Raft J, Klein O, Iohom G, Audibert G, Bouaziz H. Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Sep;80(9):1030-45. Epub 2013 Nov 26. Review.

Ultrasound guided axillary brachial plexus block. Ranganath A, Srinivasan KK, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2014 Sep;16(3):246-51. Review.

A year in review in Minerva Anestesiologica 2013. Chiumello D, Allegri M, Cavaliere F, De Cosmo G, Iohom G, Langeron O, Apan A, Spieth P, Capogna G. Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Feb;80(2):266-80. Review.

Airway management in ambulatory anesthesia. Gormley G, Mannion S. Curr Anesthesiol Rep 2014; 4:342-351

Defining a competency map for a practical skill. Breen D, Shorten G, Aboulafia A, Zhang D, Hockemeyer C, Albert D. Clin Teach. 2014 Dec;11(7):531-6. doi: 10.1111/tct.12194.

Improving clinical performance using rehearsal or warm-up: an advanced literature review of randomized and observational studies. O'Leary JD, O'Sullivan O, Barach P, Shorten GD. Acad Med. 2014 Oct;89(10):1416-22. doi: 10.1097. Review.

Convergence and translation: attitudes to inter-professional learning and teaching of creative problem-solving among medical and engineering students and staff. Spoelstra H, Stoyanov S, Burgoyne L, Bennett D, Sweeney C, Drachsler H, Vanderperren K, Van Huffel S, McSweeney J, Shorten G, O'Flynn S, Cantillon-Murphy P, O'Tuathaigh C. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Jan 22;14:14. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-14.

Use of a group concept mapping approach to define learning outcomes for an interdisciplinary module in medicine. Stoyanov S, Spoelstra H, Bennett D, Sweeney C, Van Huffel S, Shorten G, O'Flynn S, Cantillon-Murphy P, O'Tuathaigh C, Burgoyne L. Perspect Med Educ. 2014 Jun;3(3):245-53. doi: 10.1007/s40037-013-0095-7.

Thermal pain and sensory processing in children with sickle cell disease. O'Leary JD, Crawford MW, Odame I, Shorten GD, McGrath PA. Clin J Pain. 2014 Mar;30(3):244-50. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318292a38e.

 

2013

Ultrasound guidance, a win-win approach to peripheral nerve blockade. Jochum D, Iohom G, Bouaziz H. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2013 Oct;26(5):600-4. Review

Unilateral permanent loss of vision after nefopam administration. Corbonnois G, Iohom G, Lazarescu C, Hubert I, Bouaziz H. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2013 Sep;32(9):e113-5. doi: 10.1016/j.annfar.2013.04.015. Epub 2013 Jul 15.

Irish patients knowledge and perception of anaesthesia. Smith A, Mannion S. Ir Med J. 2013 Feb;106(2):50-2.

Irish Medical Students Knowledge and Perception of Anaesthesia. Smith AMannion S. Education in Medicine J. June 2013 Vol 5.

Nerve growth factor-mediated regulation of pain signalling and proposed new intervention strategies in clinical pain management. McKelvey L, Shorten GD, O'Keeffe GW. J Neurochem. 2013 Feb;124(3):276-89. doi: 10.1111/jnc.12093. Review.

A year in review in Minerva Anestesiologica 2012. Chiumello D, Allegri M, Cavaliere F, De Cosmo G, Iohom G, Langeron O, Pietrini D, Rossi M. Minerva Anestesiol. 2013 Apr;79(4):454-70. No abstract available

Effect of feedback content on novices' learning ultrasound guided interventional procedures. Farjad Sultan S, Iohom G, Shorten G. Minerva Anestesiol. 2013 Nov;79(11):1269-80. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

http://www.jurnalul-anestezie.ro/2013/1/9.pdf. Regional anaesthesia for upper limb trauma: a review. Mannion S. Jurnalul Roman de Anestezie Terapie Intensiva 2013 Vol.20 Nr.1, 49-59

Patient information sheet for plasma cholinesterase deficiency. Dillon D, Lee P. Anaesthesia. 2013 Oct;68(10):1085. doi: 10.1111/anae.12429. No abstract available.

Preliminary evaluation of a virtual reality-based simulator for learning spinal anesthesia. Kulcsár Z, O'Mahony E, Lövquist E, Aboulafia A, Sabova D, Ghori K, Iohom G, Shorten G. J Clin Anesth. 2013 Mar;25(2):98-105. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2012.06.015. Epub 2012 Dec 27.

Simulators for training in ultrasound guided procedures. Farjad Sultan S, Shorten G, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):125-31. Review.

Ultrasound guided supraclavicular block. Hanumanthaiah D, Vaidiyanathan S, Garstka M, Szucs S, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2013 Sep;15(3):224-9. Review.

Reducing the potential for tourniquet-associated reperfusion injury. van der Velde J, Serfontein L, Iohom G. Eur J Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;20(6):391-6. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.

 

2012

Analgesic efficacy of continuous femoral nerve block commenced prior to operative fixation of fractured neck of femur. Szucs S, Iohom G, O'Donnell B, Sajgalik P, Ahmad I, Salah N, Shorten G. Perioper Med (Lond). 2012 Jun 27;1:4. doi: 10.1186/2047-0525-1-4. eCollection 2012.

Simulation of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia: are we there yet? O'Sullivan O, O'Donnell BD, Iohom G, Shorten GD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;37(4):461. No abstract available.

A clinical assessment tool for ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. Sultan SF, Iohom G, Saunders J, Shorten G. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2012 May;56(5):616-23. Epub 2012 Mar 7

Local Infiltration Analgesia for Postoperative Pain Control following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. McCarthy D, Iohom G. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2012;2012:709531. Epub 2012 Jul 5.

Perioperative intravenous lidocaine decreases the incidence of persistent pain after breast surgery. Grigoras A, Lee P, Sattar F, Shorten G. Clin J Pain. 2012 Sep;28(7):567-72. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31823b9cc8.

Virtual reality-based medical training and assessment: The multidisciplinary relationship between clinicians, educators and developers. Lövquist E, Shorten G, Aboulafia A. Med Teach. 2012;34(1):59-64. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.600359.

 

2011

Proactive error analysis of ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block performance. O'Sullivan O, Aboulafia A, Iohom G, O'Donnell BD, Shorten GD.Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;36(5):502-7.

Staphylococcal infections, not just skin deep. Naughton R, Mannion S. Anesth Analg. 2011 Apr;112(4):992-3

Long versus short axis ultrasound guided approach for internal jugular vein cannulation: a prospective randomised controlled trial. Chittoodan S, Breen D, O'Donnell BD, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2011 Mar;13(1):21-5.

Neuraxial dimensions. O'Sullivan M, O'Donnell BD. Minerva Anestesiol. 2011 Feb;77(2):125-6. Epub 2011 Feb 1. No abstract available.

Peripheral nerve blockade. Bondar A, Morau D, Kollipara S, Iohom G. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2011;2011:973239. Epub 2011 Jul 28. No abstract available.

Determinants of learning ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus blockade. O'Sullivan O, Shorten GD, Aboulafia A. Clin Teach. 2011 Dec;8(4):236-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2011.00471.x.

The benefits of hypopharyngeal packing in nasal surgery: a pilot study. Fennessy BG, Mannion S, Kinsella JB, O'Sullivan P. Ir J Med Sci. 2011 Mar;180(1):181-3.

Address rehearsal. Harnett MJ, Shorten GD. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2011 Oct;28(10):675-7. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e3283457d12. No abstract available.

Persistent pain after mastectomy with reconstruction. Hickey OT, Nugent NF, Burke SM, Hafeez P, Mudrakouski AL, Shorten GD. J Clin Anesth. 2011 Sep;23(6):482-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2011.01.009.

Formative assessment of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. O'Sullivan O, Shorten GD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;36(5):522-3; author reply 523. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318229e0d0. No abstract available.

Reflective ability and moral reasoning in final year medical students: a semi-qualitative cohort study. Chalmers P, Dunngalvin A, Shorten G. Med Teach. 2011;33(5):e281-9. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.558531.

Testing haptic sensations for spinal anesthesia. Kulcsár ZM, Lövquist E, Fitzgerald AP, Aboulafia A, Shorten GD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011 Jan-Feb;36(1):12-6. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318203062d.

A Randomised, Placebo-controlled Trial of the Effects of Preoperative Pregabalin on Pain Intensity and Opioid Consumption following Lumbar Discectomy. Hegarty DA, Shorten GD. Korean J Pain. 2011 Mar;24(1):22-30. doi: 10.3344/kjp.2011.24.1.22. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

Association between preoperative magnetic resonance imaging, pain intensity and quantitative sensory testing in patients awaiting lumbar discectomy. Hegarty D, O'Connor OJ, Moore M, O'Regan KN, Shorten G, Maher MM. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2011 Feb;55(1):4-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2010.02222.x.

The Cost Implications of Replacing Soda Lime with Amsorb Plus in Clinical Practice. Ahmed O, Mannion S. ISRN Anesthesiology, vol. 2011, Article ID 730483, 4 pages, 2011. doi:10.5402/2011/730483

VR-based training and assessment in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia: from error analysis to system design. Lövquist E, O'Sullivan O, Oh'Ainle D, Baitson G, Shorten G, Avis N. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2011;163:304-10.

Ergonomic task analysis of ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block: a pilot study. Ajmal M, Power S, Smith T, Shorten GD. J Clin Anesth. 2011 Feb;23(1):35-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2010.06.006.

Catecholamine-o-methyltransferase polymorphisms are associated with postoperative pain intensity. Lee PJ, Delaney P, Keogh J, Sleeman D, Shorten GD. Clin J Pain. 2011 Feb;27(2):93-101. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181f15885.

 

2010

Local anesthetic dose and volume used in ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade. O'Donnell BD, Iohom G. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):45-58.  No abstract available.

Brief reports: a clinical evaluation of block characteristics using one milliliter 2% lidocaine in ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. O'Donnell B, Riordan J, Ahmad I, Iohom G. Anesth Analg. 2010 Sep;111(3):808-10. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

Femoral nerve blockade. Szucs S, Morau D, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2010 Jun;12(2):139-44. Review.

Teaching and learning spinal anaesthesia: anaesthetists' attitudes. Breen D, Shorten G, Bogar L, Aboulafia A. Clin Teach. 2010 Dec;7(4):251-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2010.00398.x.

Simulation for training in ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade. Shorten GD, O'Sullivan O. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):21-33. doi: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e3181f2bb79. No abstract available.

Severity of acute pain after breast surgery is associated with the likelihood of subsequently developing persistent pain. Hickey OT, Burke SM, Hafeez P, Mudrakouski AL, Hayes ID, Shorten GD. Clin J Pain. 2010 Sep;26(7):556-60. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181dee988.

Determinants of outcome for patients undergoing lumbar discectomy: a pilot study. Hickey OT, Burke SM, Hafeez P, Mudrakouski AL, Hayes ID, Keohane C, Butler MA, Shorten GD.Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Aug;27(8):696-701. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e32833b46dc.

The effect of midazolam on neutrophil mitogen-activated protein kinase. Ghori K, O'Driscoll J, Shorten G. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Jun;27(6):562-5. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e3283328442. 

Brachial plexus blockade as a result of aberrant anatomy after superficial cervical plexus block. Broderick AJ, Mannion S. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 Sep-Oct;35(5):476-7.

Perioperative pregabalin improves pain and functional outcomes 3 months after lumbar discectomy. Burke SM, Shorten GD. Anesth Analg. 2010 Apr 1;110(4):1180-5. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181cf949a. Epub 2010 Jan 26.

Thoracic paravertebral block using real-time ultrasound guidance. O Riain SC, Donnell BO, Cuffe T, Harmon DC, Fraher JP, Shorten G. Anesth Analg. 2010 Jan 1;110(1):248-51. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181c35906. Epub 2009 Nov 21.

Nitric oxide index is not a predictor of cognitive dysfunction following laparotomy. Twomey C, Corrigan M, Burlacu C, Butler M, Iohom G, Shorten G. J Clin Anesth. 2010 Feb;22(1):22-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2009.02.011.

Thoracic paravertebral blockade. Bondár A, Szucs S, Iohom G. Med Ultrason. 2010 Sep;12(3):223-7. Review.

Peripheral nerve blockade. Preface. Iohom G, Shorten G. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):xi-xii. No abstract available.

Asepsis in regional anesthesia. Jochum D, Iohom G, Bouaziz H. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):35-44. No abstract available.

Acute compartment syndrome and the role of regional anesthesia. Mannion S, Capdevila X. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):85-105.

Perioperative anaphylaxis. Mertes PM, Tajima K, Regnier-Kimmoun MA, Lambert M, Iohom G, Guéant-Rodriguez RM, Malinovsky JM. Med Clin North Am. 2010 Jul;94(4):761-89, xi. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2010.04.002. Review.

 

2009

An estimation of the minimum effective anesthetic volume of 2% lidocaine in ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block. O'Donnell BD, Iohom G. Anesthesiology. 2009 Jul;111(1):25-9.

An ergonomic task analysis of spinal anaesthesia. Ajmal M, Power S, Smith T, Shorten GD. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Dec;26(12):1037-42. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e3283317dc9.

Efficacy of sub-Tenon's block using an equal volume of local anaesthetic administered either as a single or as divided doses. A randomised clinical trial. Khan EI, Mustafa J, McAdoo J, Shorten G. BMC Anesthesiol. 2009 Mar 26;9:2. doi: 10.1186/1471-2253-9-2.

When pain after surgery doesn't go away... Burke S, Shorten GD. Biochem Soc Trans. 2009 Feb;37(Pt 1):318-22. doi: 10.1042/BST0370318. Review.

Simulation in undergraduate medical education. O'Flynn S, Shorten G. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Feb;26(2):93-5. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e32831a47df. No abstract available.

Ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block with 20 milliliters local anesthetic mixture versus general anesthesia for upper limb trauma surgery: an observer-blinded, prospective, randomized, controlled trial. O'Donnell BD, Ryan H, O'Sullivan O, Iohom G. Anesth Analg. 2009 Jul;109(1):279-83.

A case of liver trauma with a blunt regional anesthesia needle while performing transversus abdominis plane block. O'Donnell BD, Mannion S. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009 Jan-Feb;34(1):75-6; author reply 76.

Continuous paravertebral block in a patient with multiple rib fractures: a radiological conundrum? Mannion S, Murphy M. Br J Radiol. 2009 Aug;82(981):790-1

Turning the corner on intubation: fibrescope-assisted videolaryngoscopy. Mannion S, O'Donnell BD. Can J Anaesth. 2009 Nov;56(11):878-9.  Epub 2009 Aug 5. No abstract available.

Re: the "flank bulge" sign of a successful transversus abdominis plane block. O'Donnell BD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009 May-Jun;34(3):281. No abstract available.

 

2008

Regional anesthesia techniques for ambulatory orthopedic surgery. O'Donnell BD, Iohom G. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2008 Dec;21(6):723-8. Review.

How and why to use ultrasound for regional blockade. Capdevila X, Biboulet P, Morau D, Mannion S, Choquet O. Acta Anaesthesiol Belg. 2008;59(3):147-54

Spectral entropy as a monitor of depth of propofol induced sedation. Mahon P, Kowalski RG, Fitzgerald AP, Lynch EM, Boylan GB, McNamara B, Shorten GD. J Clin Monit Comput. 2008 Apr;22(2):87-93. doi: 10.1007/s10877-008-9109-0. Epub 2008 Feb 6.

 

2007

The analgesic efficacy of transversus abdominis plane block after abdominal surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial. McDonnell JG, O'Donnell B, Curley G, Heffernan A, Power C, Laffey JG. Anesth Analg. 2007 Jan;104(1):193-7. Erratum in: Anesth Analg. 2007 May;104(5):1108.

Ultrasound guidance and success rates of axillary brachial plexus block--II. Mannion S,Capdevila X. Can J Anaesth. 2007 Jul;54(7):584

Transversus abdominis plane block: a cadaveric and radiological evaluation. McDonnell JG, O'Donnell BD, Farrell T, Gough N, Tuite D, Power C, Laffey JG. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2007 Sep-Oct;32(5):399-404.

http://ceaccp.oxfordjournals.org/content/7/5/162.full. Psoas Compartment Block. Mannion S. Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain 2007 7(5):162-166.

Sedation, spinal anesthesia and older patients. Mannion S. J Postgrad Med. 2007 Jul-Sep;53(3):155.

An investigation of potential genetic determinants of propofol requirements and recovery from anaesthesia. Iohom G, Ni Chonghaile M, O'Brien JK, Cunningham AJ, Fitzgerald DF, Shields DC. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2007 Nov;24(11):912-9. Epub 2007 Jun 7.

 

2006

Anesthesia for sickle cell disease and congenital myopathy in combination. Fanning R, O'Donnell B, Lynch B, Stephens M, O'Donovan F. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006Aug;16(8):880-3.

Obturator nerve blockade following '3-in-1' block--the role of motor assessment. Mannion S, O'Donnell B. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2006 May;50(5):645. No abstract available.

Ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block, the safest way to proceed? O'Donnell BD, Mannion S. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;31(4):387-8. No abstract available.

The transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in open retropubic prostatectomy. O'Donnell BD, McDonnell JG, McShane AJ. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2006 Jan-Feb;31(1):91. No abstract available. Erratum in: Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2006 May-Jun;31(3):286.

The associations between severity of early postoperative pain, chronic postsurgical pain and plasma concentration of stable nitric oxide products after breast surgery. Iohom G, Abdalla H, O'Brien J, Szarvas S, Larney V, Buckley E, Butler M, Shorten GD. Anesth Analg. 2006 Oct;103(4):995-1000.

In defense of the peripheral nerve stimulation technique. Jochum D, Iohom G, Dupré LJ, Bouaziz H. Anesth Analg. 2006 Oct;103(4):1038-9; author reply 1039. No abstract available.

An objective assessment of nerve stimulators used for peripheral nerve blockade*. Jochum D, Iohom G, Diarra DP, Loughnane F, Dupré LJ, Bouaziz H. Anaesthesia. 2006 Jun;61(6):557-64.

 

Up to and including 2005 

In with the new, out with the old? Comparison of two approaches for psoas compartment block. Mannion S,O'Callaghan S, Walsh M, Murphy DB, Shorten GD. Anesth Analg. 2005 Jul;101(1):259-64

Midodrine, an alternative to intravenous vasopressor therapy after spinal surgery. O'Donnell B, Synnott A. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2002 Nov;19(11):841-2. No abstract available.

The effect of lidocaine on neutrophil respiratory burst during induction of general anaesthesia and tracheal intubation. Swanton BJ, Iohom G, Wang JH, Redmond HP, Shorten GD. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2001 Aug;18(8):524-9.

Postoperative changes in visual evoked potentials and cognitive function tests following sevoflurane anaesthesia. Iohom G, Collins I, Murphy D, Awad I, O'Connor G, McCarthy N, Shorten G. Br J Anaesth. 2001 Dec;87(6):855-9.

Effects of transurethral resection of prostate on the quality of life of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. O'Sullivan M, Murphy C, Deasy C, Iohom G, Kiely EA, Shorten G. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Mar;198(3):394-403. 

A description of the spread of injectate after psoas compartment block using magnetic resonance imaging. Mannion S,Barrett J, Kelly D, Murphy DB, Shorten GD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2005 Nov-Dec;30(6):567-71.

Clinical efficacy of the brachial plexus block via the posterior approach. Sandefo I, Iohom G, Van Elstraete A, Lebrun T, Polin B. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2005 May-Jun;30(3):238-42.

A dedicated intravenous cannula for postoperative use effect on incidence and severity of phlebitis. Panadero A, Iohom G, Taj J, Mackay N, Shorten G. Anaesthesia. 2002 Sep;57(9):921-5.

Airway management in a baby with femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome. Iohom G, Lyons B, Casey W. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Jun;12(5):461-4.

Adding a selective obturator nerve block to the parasacral sciatic nerve block: an evaluation. Jochum D, Iohom G, Choquet O, Macalou D, Ouologuem S, Meuret P, Kayembe F, Heck M, Mertes PM, Bouaziz H. Anesth Analg. 2004 Nov;99(5):1544-9.

Long-term evaluation of motor function following intraneural injection of ropivacaine using walking track analysis in rats. Iohom G, Lan GB, Diarra DP, Grignon Y, Kinirons BP, Girard F, Merle M, Granier G, Cahn V, Bouaziz H. Br J Anaesth. 2005 Apr;94(4):524-9. Epub 2005 Feb 4.

Effect of perioperative administration of dexketoprofen on opioid requirements and inflammatory response following elective hip arthroplasty. Iohom G, Walsh M, Higgins G, Shorten G. Br J Anaesth. 2002 Apr;88(4):520-6.

Perioperative plasma concentrations of stable nitric oxide products are predictive of cognitive dysfunction after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Iohom G, Szarvas S, Larney V, O'Brien J, Buckley E, Butler M, Shorten G. Anesth Analg. 2004 Oct;99(4):1245-52.

Effects of levobupivacaine and ropivacaine on rat sciatic nerve blood flow. Bouaziz H, Iohom G, Estèbe JP, Campana WM, Myers RR. Br J Anaesth. 2005 Nov;95(5):696-700. Epub 2005 Sep 23.

Principles of pharmacogenetics--implications for the anaesthetist. Iohom G, Fitzgerald D, Cunningham AJ. Br J Anaesth. 2004 Sep;93(3):440-50. Epub 2004 Jun 25.

Anaesthesia for children with epidermolysis bullosa: a review of 20 years' experience. Iohom G, Lyons B. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2001 Nov;18(11):745-54.

The McCoy straight blade does not improve laryngoscopy and intubation in normal infants. Iohom G, Franklin R, Casey W, Lyons B. Can J Anaesth. 2004 Feb;51(2):155-9.

Re: Iohom G, Fitzgerald D, Cunningham AJ. Principles of pharmacogenetics--implications for the anaesthetist. Br J Anaesth 2004; 93: 440-50. Iohom G, Fitzgerald D, Cunningham AJ. Br J Anaesth. 2005 Dec;95(6):728.

Tramadol as adjunct to psoas compartment block with levobupivacaine 0.5%: a randomized double-blinded study. Mannion S,O'Callaghan S, Murphy DB, Shorten GD. Br J Anaesth. 2005 Mar;94(3):352-6.

Postoperative changes in the full-field electroretinogram following sevoflurane anaesthesia. Iohom G, Whyte A, Flynn T, O'Connor G, Shorten G. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2004 Apr;21(4):272-8.

Epidural spread depends on the approach used for posterior lumbar plexus block. Mannion S. Can J Anaesth. 2004 May;51(5):516-7

Comparison of the effects of two intrathecal anaesthetic techniques for transurethral prostatectomy on haemodynamic and pulmonary function. Walsh KH, Murphy C, Iohom G, Cooney C, McAdoo J. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2003 Jul;20(7):560-4.

The effects of clonidine added to mepivacaine for paronychia surgery under axillary brachial plexus block. Iohom G, Machmachi A, Diarra DP, Khatouf M, Boileau S, Dap F, Boini S, Mertes PM, Bouaziz H. Anesth Analg. 2005 Apr;100(4):1179-83.

Abnormalities of contrast sensitivity and electroretinogram following sevoflurane anaesthesia. Iohom G, Gardiner C, Whyte A, O'Connor G, Shorten G. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2004 Aug;21(8):646-52.

Prediction of difficult tracheal intubation. Iohom G, Ronayne M, Cunningham AJ. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2003 Jan;20(1):31-6.

Intravenous but not perineural clonidine prolongs postoperative analgesia after psoas compartment block with 0.5% levobupivacaine for hip fracture surgery. Mannion S,Hayes I, Loughnane F, Murphy DB, Shorten GD. Anesth Analg. 2005 Mar;100(3):873-8

Ketamine in the management of chronic pancreatic pain. Mannion S, O'Brien T. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Dec;26(6):1071-2.

 

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