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Researcher: Terblanche, N (Dr Nico Terblanche)

Fields of Research

Obstetrics and gynaecology
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Central nervous system
Cellular nervous system
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Aged health care
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Clinical sciences
Medical physiology
Systems physiology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Women's and maternal health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Health education and promotion
Public health (excl. specific population health)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of induction of anaesthesia using two different propofol preparations; Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
A survey of anaesthetists on uterotonic usage practices for elective caesarean section in Australia and New Zealand; Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
An observational cohort study of 3 units versus 5 units slow intravenous bolus oxytocin in women undergoing elective caesarean delivery; Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Aspirin in patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention undergoing noncardiac surgery; Annals of Internal Medicine
CUSUM method for construction of trainee spinal ultrasound learning curves following standardised teaching; Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Decreased cardiovascular hemodynamics as possible mechanisms of hypotension during cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia: role of noninvasive impedance cardiography; Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Determining the relationship between anaesthesia, cognitive decline and dementia; ANZCA Clinical Trials Group Strategic Research Workshop
Efficacy of a new dual channel laryngeal mask airway, the LMA®Gastro™ Airway, for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a prospective observational study; British Journal of Anaesthesia
Endoscopic Success Using LMAGastroTM for Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures: Preliminary Findings; The Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Illuminating the intervertebral abyss with ultrasound
Is Carbetocin superior to Oxytocin in women undergoing caesarean section?; ANZCA Clinical Trials Network: Strategic Research Workshop 8th Annual Meeting
Non-inferiority study of 3IU versus 5IU slow bolus oxytocin in patients undergoing elective caesarean delivery; ANZCA ASM
Obese pregnant women a problem for anaesthetists
Obstetric and Anesthetic Management of Severe Congenital Myasthenia Syndrome; Anesthesia and Analgesia
Paucity of evidence for the effectiveness of prophylactic low-dose oxytocin protocols (<5;IU) compared with 5IU in women undergoing elective caesarean section: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials; European Journal of Anaesthesiology
Porphyria; Principles of anaesthesia for the undergraduate student
Principles of premedication; Principles of anaesthesia for the undergraduate student
Relationship between severe obesity and depth to the cricothyroid membrane in third-trimester non-labouring parturients: a prospective observational study; British Journal of Anaesthesia
Repeat propofol anesthesia does not exacerbate plaque deposition or synapse loss in APP/PS1 Alzheimer's disease mice; BMC Anesthesiology
Spinal ultrasound: The superior way?; Australasian Anaesthesia 2013: Invited papers and selected continuing education lectures
Standardised training program in spinal ultrasound for epidural insertion: protocol driven versus non-protocol driven teaching approach; Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
The Learning Curve of lumbar epidural ultrasonography - When is Competency Reached; Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Ultrasound imaging of the obstetric epidural space: validation of a training programme ; Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Ultrasound needle guide: Anaesthetist's fix for flabby patients

Research Projects

A pilot study of the clinical and haemodynamic effects of 5 IU versus 3 IU of oxytocin infusion during elective caesarean section; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA)
A Pilot Study of the Clinical and Haemodynamic Effects of 5IU versus 3 IU of Oxytocin Infusion During Elective Caesarean Section; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Determining the mechanism underlying post-operative cognitive decline; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision