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Anaesthesia, applied (clinical) physiology, clinical pharmacology, clinical trial design

1987 …2020

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Professor Paul Myles is Head of Alfred Health's and Monash University's Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine.

Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

Professor Paul Myles is the Chair of the Academic Board of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, as well as the current Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred. In addition, Professor Myles is an Australian NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

He has published more than 250 papers, is an editorial consultant for The Lancet and an editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia. He has received more than $30 million in NHMRC funding. His research interests include large clinical trials in perioperative medicine, and measuring quality of recovery after surgery.

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 10 Dec 2016


Award Date: 1 Jun 1996


Award Date: 6 Jun 1995

External positions

Editor, British Journal of Anaesthesia

Editorial Consultant, The Lancet

Research area keywords

  • Anaesthesia
  • Perioperative Medicine
  • Clinical Trials

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Research Output

Clinically important analgesic effects

Myles, P. S., 1 Jan 2020, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 124, 1, p. e11-e11 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Cost-effectiveness of routine transoesophageal echocardiography during cardiac surgery: a discrete-event simulation study

Dieleman, J. M., Myles, P. S., Bulfone, L., Younie, S., van Zaane, B., McGiffin, D., Moodie, M. & Gao, L., 1 Feb 2020, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 124, 2, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Defining the Minimal Clinically Important Difference and Patient-acceptable Symptom State Score for Disability Assessment in Surgical Patients

Shulman, M. A., Kasza, J. & Myles, P. S., Jun 2020, In : Anesthesiology. 132, 6, p. 1362-1370 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating interventions to reduce the risk of postoperative delirium

Myles, P. S., 12 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Mitigating the risks of surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic

Myles, P. S. & Maswime, S., 29 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Open Access