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Dr Dr Grainne Nicholson

Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia
Lead anaesthetics F Yr teaching , Responsible examiner for F Yr Knowledge proficiency test.

PUBLICATIONS

 

Papers

 

Nicholson G.

Metabolic Response to Surgery .  Surgery 1998; 16:1: 20-22

 

Nicholson G., Bouchier-Hayes D., O’Brien E., Cunningham AJ.

Analysis of the perioperative myocardial ischaemia pattern in patients undergoing peripheral vascular surgery and transurethral prostatectomy.  Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 1998; 27: 154-9

 

Nicholson G., Burrin J., Hall GM.

Perioperative Steroid Supplementation.  Anaesthesia 1998; 53: 1091-1104

 

Nicholson G., Sutton B., Hall GM.

Ropivacaine for peribulbar anaesthesia.  Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 1999; 24:337-340

 

Nicholson G., Sutton B., Hall GM.

Comparison of 1% ropivacaine with 0.75% bupivacaine and lignocaine for peribulbar anaesthesia.  The British Journal of Anaesthesia 2000; 84: 89-91

 

Griffiths JR, McIntyre D, Howe FA, McSheehy PMJ, Ojugo ASE, Rodrigues LM, Wadsworth P, Price NM, Lofts F, Nicholson G, Smid K, Noordhuis P, Peters GJ, Stubbs M.

Issues of normal tissue toxicity in patient and animal studies: effect of carbogen breathing in rats after 5-fluorouracil  treatment.  Acta Oncologica 2001; 40(5) 609-614

 

C Mantovani, AE Bryant, G Nicholson.

Efficacy of varying concentrations of hyaluronidase in peribulbar anaesthesia.  British Journal of Anaesthesia 2001: 86: 876-8

 

G Nicholson, AE Bryant, IA Macdonald, GM Hall

Osteocalcin and the hormonal, inflammatory and metabolic response to major orthopaedic surgery.  Anaesthesia 2002; 57: 319-325

 

G Nicholson

The hormonal and metabolic responses to trauma.  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2002; 3: 274-6

 

G Nicholson, AC Pereira, GM Hall.

Anaesthesia for Parkinson’s Disease. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2002; 89: 904-16

 

F Lai, B Sutton, G Nicholson

Comparison of L-bupivacaine 0.75% and lignocaine 2% with bupivacaine 0.75% and lignocaine 2% for peribulbar anaesthesia.  British Journal of Anaesthesia 2003; 90: 512-4

 

Burton DA, Nicholson G, Hall GM.  Anaesthesia in elderly patients with neurodegenerative disorders: special considerations.  Drugs and Aging 2004; 21: 229-242

 

Burton D, Nicholson G, Hall GM.  Endocrine and metabolic response to surgery.  Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain 2004; 4: 144-7

 

G Nicholson, J Woodfine, AE Bryant, IA Macdonald, MD Bircher, RM Grounds, GM Hall.  The hormonal and inflammatory responses to pelvic reconstructive surgery following major trauma.

Injury 2005; 36: 303-309

 

  1. Volikas, A. Butwick, C Wilkinson, A Pleming, G Nicholson. Maternal and neonatal side effects of remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia in labour.

BJA 2005; 95: 504-9

 

G Nicholson

The hormonal and metabolic responses to trauma.  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2005 ; 6: 313-4

 

Sarkar P, Nicholson G, Hall GM.  A Review of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Drugs and ACEI-induced Angioedema. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2006 53: 994-1003

 

Hall GM, Nicholson G. Current therapeutic Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes, still useful after 50 years?. Editorial. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2009; 108: 1727-30.

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM. Diabetes and adult surgical inpatients. Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain. 2011; doi: 10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkr0372100; 11: 234-8 

Nicholson G, Hall GM. Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal function: anaesthetic implications. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. 2011; 12:476-9.

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM.  Effects of Anaesthesia on the systemic inflammatory response to injury. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology 2011; 24: 370-4

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM. Diabetes Mellitus in the 21st century: new drugs for a new epidemic. Br J Anaesth 2011; 107: 65-73.

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM. Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal function: anaesthetic implications -revised. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. 2014 in press.

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Nicholson G.

Anaphylaxis.  Anaesthesia and Critical Care Manual.

Cunningham AJ (Ed).  Media Services Publication1995 pp 193-200

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM

The hormonal and metabolic response to anaesthesia, surgery and trauma. In: Webster N, Galley H eds. Anaesthesia Science. 1st ed. Oxford, United Kingdom: BMJ Books 2006

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM

Stress Response during Surgery. In Anaesthesia for Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Surgery. Eds: Kumar CM, Bellamy M. 1st edition. Informa HealthcareUSA Inc. 2006

 

Nicholson G, Panhaloo A, Hall GM. Perioperative management of diabetic patients. St George’s Guidelines for the management of common medical emergencies and for the se of anti-microbial drugs. St George’s Hospital 2007

 

Nicholson G. Drugs used in diabetes mellitus. In Core Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical care. Eds: Hall GM, Hunter JM, Cooper MS.1st edition Cambridge University Press 2010

 

NicholsonG, Hall GM. Neuroendocrine Regulation. In Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia 1st Edition. In press.

 

Case Reports

 

Nicholson G., Fynn JA., Coroneos N.

Cadmium poisoning in a crematorium worker.  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1997; 25: 163-5

 

Fynn A., Nicholson G., Jacobson I.

Intensive Care Management of a patient with a tracheal tear.  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1997; 25: 526-8

 

Correspondence

 

Nicholson G., Burrin J., Hall GM.

Perioperative Steroid Supplementation.  Anaesthesia 1999; 54: 394-5

 

Nicholson G

Benefits of peribulbar block for phacoemulsification.  Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2001; 26:5: 492

 

Nicholson G, Mantovani C, Hall GM.

Topical Anaesthesia for cataract surgery.  British Journal of Anaesthesia 2001; 86: 900

 

Nicholson G

Anaesthesia and Parkinson’s Disease.  British Journal of Anaesthesia 2003; 524-5

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM

Allergic reaction to hyaluronidase after a peribulbar injection.  Anaesthesia 2003; 58: 814-5

 

Schoeman J, Nicholson G

Stridor: remember the oesophagus.  Anaesthesia 2006; 61: 514-5

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM

A Review of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Drugs and ACEI-induced Angioedema. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2007; 54: 157

 

Nicholson G, Hall GM

A Review of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Drugs and ACEI-induced Angioedema. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2007; 54:242-243

 

eLearning

ANA_7b_089_Common Physiological Alterations 1

Drugs used in Deiabetes Mellitus

Insulin Therapy in Diabetes mellitus

 

MD Osteocalcin and the perioperative hormonal, inflammatory and metabolic response to elective total hip replacement and to pelvic reconstructive surgery following major trauma, February 2008.

 

 

 

GRANTS AND FUNDING OBTAINED

 

1997 St George’s Hospital Special Trustees Research Committee         £9,380

 

1998 Astra Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Awards £6,000

 

2001 Abbott Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Awards          £2000

Co-ordinator for F Year teaching in anaesthesia

 

Responsible examiner for F Yr Single Best Answer exams

 

Examiner F, P & T year OSCE exams

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