Associate Professor Stephanie Phillips

BMed, FRCA, FANZCA
Sub Dean,(Education), Associate Professor
Anaesthesia, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School

Telephone 9480 3662

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Biographical details

FANZCA 2002, FRCA, London, 1989 BMed, University of Newcastle 1984

Research interests

Identifying and reducing morbidity associated with anaesthesia. Current research focuses onthe incidence & clinical relevance of postoperative residual neuromuscular blockade, practice & attitudes of anaesthetists to neuromuscular blockade & its monitoring and clinical testing of neuromuscular function monitors.

Teaching and supervision

Critical care co-ordinator Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School

Sub Dean ( Education) SAHCS, Sydney Medicla School

Current projects

Effect of Intravenous lignocaine infusion on postoperative pain : a randomised double blind placebo controlled trial (MMedPhil supervisor)

Long term audit of surgical outcomes of oesophagectomy in a NSW private hospital

Neostigmine: effects on unanaesthesitied volunteers: a randomised, double blind placebo controlled trial.

Assessment of a informational DVD to reduce anxiety in the preoperative period: a blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial (MD Project)

The STOP-BangScore as a Predictor of Adverse Events in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

Comparison of Kinemyography and Electromyography during spontaneous recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade

Associations

Memeber, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland

Memeber, Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Fellow, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Awards and honours

Jackson Rees Research Grant Australian Society of Anaesthetists 2011

In the media

October 2015: Radio interview 2UE Sydney re National Anesthesia Day with Tim Webster

International links

Nepal

(Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu 1 Sheer Memorial Hospital Banepa,2) 1. Visitor on behalf of OGH. 2. Annual visiting anaesthetist providing free medical services for reconstructive surgery

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Phillips, S., Liang, S., Formaz-Preston, A., Stewart, P. (2015). High-risk residual gastric content in fasted patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy: a prospective cohort study of prevalence and predictors. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 43(6), 728-733.
  • Brown, T., D'Netto, T., Falk, G., Phillips, S. (2015). Paravertebral Catheter Placement, Under Direct Vision, for Postthoracotomy Analgesia. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques, 25(6), e170-e171. [More Information]
  • Stewart, P., Freedlander, N., Liang, S., Heller, G., Phillips, S. (2014). Comparison of electromyography and kinemyography during recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 42(3), 378-384.
  • Phillips, S., Stewart, P., Bilgin, A. (2013). A survey of the management of neuromuscular blockade monitoring in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 71(3), 374-379. [More Information]
  • Liang, S., Stewart, P., Phillips, S. (2013). An Ipsilateral Comparison of Acceleromyography and Electromyography During Recovery from Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Block Under General¬†Anesthesia in Humans. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 117(2), 373-379. [More Information]
  • Phillips, S., Klein (nee Kehoe), L. (2013). Attitudes of a private hospital community to medical student teaching. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 532-533. [More Information]
  • Stewart, P., Phillips, S., De Boer, H. (2013). Sugammadex reversal of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade in two types of neuromuscular disorders: Myotonic dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. Revista Espanola de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, 60(4), 226-229. [More Information]
  • Phillips, S., Stewart, P., Freelander, N., Heller, G. (2012). Comparison of evoked electromyography in three muscles of the hand during recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 40(4), 690-696. [More Information]
  • D'Netto, T., Phillips, S., Falk, G. (2012). Laparoscopic image(s) of pneumothorax in repair of massive hiatus hernia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(11), 848-848. [More Information]
  • Phillips, S., Falk, G. (2011). Surgical tension pneumothorax during laparoscopic repair of massive hiatus hernia: a different situation requiring different management. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 39(6), 1120-1123. [More Information]

2015

  • Phillips, S., Liang, S., Formaz-Preston, A., Stewart, P. (2015). High-risk residual gastric content in fasted patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy: a prospective cohort study of prevalence and predictors. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 43(6), 728-733.
  • Brown, T., D'Netto, T., Falk, G., Phillips, S. (2015). Paravertebral Catheter Placement, Under Direct Vision, for Postthoracotomy Analgesia. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques, 25(6), e170-e171. [More Information]

2014

  • Stewart, P., Freedlander, N., Liang, S., Heller, G., Phillips, S. (2014). Comparison of electromyography and kinemyography during recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 42(3), 378-384.

2013

  • Phillips, S., Stewart, P., Bilgin, A. (2013). A survey of the management of neuromuscular blockade monitoring in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 71(3), 374-379. [More Information]
  • Liang, S., Stewart, P., Phillips, S. (2013). An Ipsilateral Comparison of Acceleromyography and Electromyography During Recovery from Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Block Under General¬†Anesthesia in Humans. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 117(2), 373-379. [More Information]
  • Phillips, S., Klein (nee Kehoe), L. (2013). Attitudes of a private hospital community to medical student teaching. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 532-533. [More Information]
  • Stewart, P., Phillips, S., De Boer, H. (2013). Sugammadex reversal of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade in two types of neuromuscular disorders: Myotonic dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. Revista Espanola de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, 60(4), 226-229. [More Information]

2012

  • Phillips, S., Stewart, P., Freelander, N., Heller, G. (2012). Comparison of evoked electromyography in three muscles of the hand during recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 40(4), 690-696. [More Information]
  • D'Netto, T., Phillips, S., Falk, G. (2012). Laparoscopic image(s) of pneumothorax in repair of massive hiatus hernia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(11), 848-848. [More Information]

2011

  • Phillips, S., Falk, G. (2011). Surgical tension pneumothorax during laparoscopic repair of massive hiatus hernia: a different situation requiring different management. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 39(6), 1120-1123. [More Information]

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