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Dr. Jonathan Brookes

Dr. Jonathan Brookes

Associate Professor

Director, Undergraduate Education

Awards and Honours

Undergraduate Teacher of the Year (2016-17). Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Western University.

Recent Publications

Brookes J, Sondekoppam R, Armstrong K, Uppal V, Dhir S, Terlecki M, Ganapathy S. Comparative evaluation of the visibility and block characteristics of a stimulating needle and catheter vs an echogenic needle and catheter for sciatic nerve block with a low-frequency ultrasound probe. Br J Anaesth 2015. 115(6):912-919. 

Ganapathy S, Sondekoppam RV, Terlecki M, Brookes J, Adhikary SD, Subramanian L. Comparison of efficacy and safety of lateral-to-medial continuous transversus abdominis plane block with thoracic epidural analgesia in patients undergoing abdominal surgery: A randomised, open-label feasibility study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Nov;32(11):797-804. 

Sondekoppam RV, Brookes J, Morris L, Johnson M, Ganapathy S. Injectate spread following ultrasound-guided lateral to medial approach for dual transversus abdominis plane blocks. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2015 Jan 13 [Epub ahead of print]

Brookes J, Dhir S. Chapter 15: Regional anesthesia for the high-risk patient. In: McConachie I, editor. Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press; 2014.

Sondekoppam RV, Brookes J, Terlecki M, Uppal V, Ganapathy S. Intracatheter air in continuous thoracic paravertebral block: distraction or assistance? Can J Anaesth. 2013 Aug;60(8):824-5.

Ganapathy S, Brookes J, Bourne R. Local infiltration analgesia. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011 Jun;29(2):329-42.