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About The Alfred
The Alfred is a major tertiary referral teaching hospital. It has a major role in the provision of specialist tertiary and quaternary services on a statewide and national basis.The Alfred & Sandringham Hospital provides the most comprehensive range of specialist medical and surgical services in Victoria and offers every form of medical treatment, with the exception of paediatrics.
We have a reputation as one of the Australia's foremost health care providers of specialist innovative services that include Major Trauma, Heart and Lung Transplant, IRE-Nanoknife and management of critically unwell surgical patients.
We are one of Australia's leading providers of undergraduate and postgraduate education and research covering all aspects of anaesthetic care.
90+ Staff Specialist & Visiting Specialist Anaesthetists
40+ Fellows & Registrars
5+ Research & Pain Nurses
3+ Adminstrative Staff
Professor Paul Myles, departmental Director and lead author of the RELIEF trial has unveiled the results of the trial at the RACS-ANZCA ASM in Sydney, Australia.
The trial results have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The RELIEF trial examined the provision of fluids for major abdominal surgery and examined a restrictive vs liberal fluid administration policy.
A link to the departmental podcast where Professor Myles discusses the trial in further detail can be found here:
Dept of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Commercial Road, Prahran VIC 3181