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Monash professor recognised by major US medicine academy

Professor Paul Myles, Director of the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, The Alfred and Monash University, has been honoured by an invitation to become a member of the prestigious US National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 October, 2019
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Prescription opioids: both a blessing and a curse

Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?

Lens 11 September, 2019
Queen's birthday honour roll

Congratulations to Central Clinical School staff awarded Queen's Birthday Honours!

Central Clinical School had a number of staff awarded Queen's Birthday Honours over the long weekend. We're exceedingly proud of them and the service they've provided to the School and the community through their research, clinical practice and

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 June, 2019
Professor Paul Myles, Head of Alfred Health's and Monash University's Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine.

Landmark Lancet series reveals poor management of surgery pain key contributor to global opioid crisis

A landmark series in The Lancet, led by Monash University Professor Paul Myles, reveals that a major contributor to the global opioid epidemic is inappropriately managed post-surgery pain that becomes chronic and long-lasting.

Research 12 April, 2019
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Monash study reveals flawed data influenced WHO oxygen guidelines

A study by a Monash University professor has exposed compromised data that was used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support its guidelines on administering highly concentrated oxygen to all patients having surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 March, 2019
Paul Myles

More IV fluids during surgery is beneficial: RELIEF study

A global study led by Monash University and The Alfred has found giving patients more IV fluids during surgery can reduce the risk of kidney damage and wound infection post-surgery, solving a decades-old debate.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 May, 2018
Paul Myles

International infection protocol challenged

The World Health Organization (WHO)’s recommended guidelines on surgical wound infection, one of the most common serious post-operative complications, has been questioned by Monash University researcher and Alfred Health clinician Professor

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 31 January, 2018
Karen Alt

Congratulations to Central Clinical School NHMRC & MRFF Fellows for 2018!

Congratulations to all National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS) starting in 2018!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 November, 2017
Paul Myles

Professor Paul Myles receives Excellence in Research award

Congratulations to Professor Paul Myles, who has been awarded the Excellence in Research Award from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 30 August, 2017