IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle
Level:IHMRI Fellow

Research focus

  • Anaesthesia (perioperative medicine, obesity and ageing)

Publications and funding



  • IHMRI 2016 Collaborative Project Grant ($7,500)

  • HETI Medical Education Support Fund grant ($20,000)


  • Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Research Grant ($69,000 over 2 years)

Journal articles

  • Coric D, Smith NA. Postoperative troponin measurement as a screening tool for adverse cardiac events in adult patients undergoing moderate or major non-cardiac surgery. Anaesth Intensive Care 2017: 49 (6); 683-7
  • Castanelli DC, Smith NA. Measuring the anaesthesia clinical learning environment at the department level is feasible and reliable. BJA 2017: 118 (5); 733-739
  • Smith NA, Yeow YY. Use of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test to investigate the prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in the elderly elective surgical population. Anaesth Intensive Care 2016: 44(5); 581-6
  • Smith N, Story D. Anaesthetists tackle a weighty problem. The ANZCA Bulletin June 2016
  • Chuan A, Thillainathan S, Graham PL, Jolly B, Wong DM, Smith N, Barrington MJ. Reliability of the Direct Observation of Procedural Skills assessment tool for ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia. Anaesth Intensive Care 2016: 44 (2); 201-9
  • Smith NA, Ellard L, Sidhu NS, Overton MJ. Anaesthesia teaching for medical students. Australasian Anaesthesia (The Blue Book) 2015 p165-172
  • Arcioni S, Smith N. M+M meetings:Can we do better? ANZCA Bulletin June 2015