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Andrew Norris

Consultant Anaesthetist & Honorary (Clinical) Associate Professor,

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Biography

Born 1963 and qualified MB ChB from Sheffield in 1986. After Internship in Sheffield I trained in Medicine and later Anaesthetics in Lancaster before moving to Nottingham in 1989 where I completed Anaesthetic training. I also undertook a Clinical/Research Fellowship at the Toronto Western Hospital, a Univeristy of Toronto teaching hospital from 1994-1995.

I was appointed a consultant anaesthetist in Nottingham in 1997 where I have worked until this date.As a consultant my main interests have been in postgraduate education, difficult airway management and medical technology

Expertise Summary

Medical Education

Clinical and Medical Technology Research

Airway Management

Research Summary

Developing novel endotracheal tubes with Prof Steve Morgan (Biomedical Engineering) and P3 Medical PLC Developing novel cricothyroid needles with Prof Phil Breedon, School of Design, Nottingham… read more

Current Research

  • Developing novel endotracheal tubes with Prof Steve Morgan (Biomedical Engineering) and P3 Medical PLC
  • Developing novel cricothyroid needles with Prof Phil Breedon, School of Design, Nottingham Trent University
  • Developing new models for oral professional examinations
  • Developing new variations on workplace based assessment in postgraduate medicine

Past Research

Influence of laryngoscope choice on neck movement during laryngoscopy and intubation in a cadaveric model of cervical spine injury

Influence of local anaesthesia on motor function of the larynx

Experience of pain during awake intubation, comparison of local anaesthetics

Comparative efficacy of different sedation techniques on quality of anaesthesia/sedation during urinary incontinence surgery

Recovery from anaesthesia for day surgery

Postoperative nausea and vomiting and nitrous oxide

Influence of timing of systemic analgesia on postoperative pain

Influence of nerve blockade of the shoulder on postoperative pain following arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Future Research

Further research into applications of optical technologies to airway devices.

Applications of design research to laparoscopic surgical equipment

Airway imaging under varying resistance following selective and global local anaesthesia of upper airway

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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