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Professor Edward Shipton

Head of Department

Ted ShiptonMB ChB(Cape Town) MMed DMed(OFS) GradDipMed(Syd) DA FFA FANZCA FRCA FFPMANZCA

Email ted.shipton@otago.ac.nz

Professor Ted Shipton was appointed to the Chair of Anaesthesia in 2001.

In 2004 he was appointed as Clinical Director of the Pain Management Centre of the Canterbury District Health Board. This is a busy interdisciplinary service that has on average over 4000 patient contacts a year.

In 2005 he was elected to the Board of the Australian and New Zealand Faculty of Pain Medicine of ANZCA, and Chair of their Education and Training Committee.

Ted represents the University Department of Anaesthesia on the Faculty Curriculum Committee, and chairs its Medical Education Committee for 6th year students.

He is a Member of the Medical Education Committee for years 4 and 5, of the School’s Medical Education Group and of the School’s Trainee Intern Committee.

In May 2012 Ted was elected Vice-Dean of the Australian and New Zealand Faculty of Pain Medicine of ANZCA, then in May 2014 he was elected Dean.

Research interests

  • Mitochondrial myopathies and prolonged QT syndromes in anaesthesia
  • Regional anaesthesia
  • Pain medicine pharmacology
  • Drug delivery routes
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • The prevention of persistent pain

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Publications

Evans, S., Shipton, E. A., & Keenan, T. (2006). The relationship between maternal chronic pain and child adjustment: The role of parenting as a mediator. Journal of Pain, 7(4), 236-243.

Donaldson, B. L., Shipton, E. A., Inglis, G., Rivett, D., & Frampton, C. (2006). Comparison of usual surgical advice versus a nonaggravating six-month gym-based exercise rehabilitation program post-lumbar discectomy: Results at one-year follow-up. Spine Journal, 6, 357-363.

Evans, S., Keenan, T. R., & Shipton, E. A. (2007). Psychosocial adjustment and physical health of children living with maternal chronic pain. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 43, 262-270.

Smith, S., Shipton, E. A., & Wells, J. E. (2007). In-hospital cardiac arrest: Different wards show different survival patterns. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 35(4), 522-528.

Shipton, E. A. (2010). Pharmacogenomics and acute pain. In P. E. Mcintyre, D. A. Scott, S. A. Schug, E. J. Visser & S. M. Walker (Eds.), Acute pain management: Scientific evidence. (3rd ed.) (pp. 21-34). Melbourne, Australia: ANZCA & FPM.

Chapter in Book - Research

Shipton, E. A. (2010). Pharmacogenomics and acute pain. In P. E. Mcintyre, D. A. Scott, S. A. Schug, E. J. Visser & S. M. Walker (Eds.), Acute pain management: Scientific evidence. (3rd ed.) (pp. 21-34). Melbourne, Australia: ANZCA & FPM.

Shipton, E. A. (2007). Multimodal analgesia in postoperative pain. In R. F. Schmidt & W. D. Willis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of pain. (pp. 1197-1198). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_2512

Shipton, E. A. (2007). Postoperative pain, epidural infusions. In R. F. Schmidt & W. D. Willis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of pain. (pp. 1882-1884). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_3434

Shipton, E. A. (2007). Postoperative pain, intrathecal drug administration. In R. F. Schmidt & W. D. Willis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of pain. (pp. 1891-1893). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_3439

Shipton, E. A. (2007). Postoperative pain, persistent acute pain. In R. F. Schmidt & W. D. Willis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of pain. (pp. 1923-1925). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_3458

Shipton, E. A. (2007). Postoperative pain, preoperative education. In R. F. Schmidt & W. D. Willis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of pain. (pp. 1930-1932). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_3461

Shipton, E. (2006). Managing chronic pain. In Return to work guide. (pp. 59-68). Wellington, New Zealand: Accident Compensation Commission.

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Journal - Research Article

Shipton, E. A. (2011). Pharmacogenomics in acute pain. Trends in Anaesthesia & Critical Care, 1(3), 117-122. doi: 10.1016/j.tacc.2011.03.001

Pons, T., & Shipton, E. A. (2011). Multilevel lumbar fusion and postoperative physiotherapy rehabilitation in a patient with persistent pain. Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, 27(3), 238-245. doi: 10.3109/09593985.2010.483268

Shipton, E. A. (2011). The transition from acute to chronic post surgical pain. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 39(5), 824-836.

Shipton, E. A. (2011). New formulations of local anaesthetics: Part I. Anesthesiology Research & Practice, 2012, 546409. doi: 10.1155/2012/546409

Shipton, E. A. (2011). New delivery systems for local anaesthetics: Part 2. Anesthesiology Research & Practice, 2012, 289373. doi: 10.1155/2012/289373

Ongley, D., & Shipton, E. (2010). Pain images: Hip pain-wrong diagnosis, wrong operation. Pain Medicine, 11, 942-945. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.00834.x

Shipton, E. A. (2009). Complex regional pain syndrome: Mechanisms, diagnosis, and management. Current Anaesthesia & Critical Care, 20(5-6), 209-214. doi: 10.1016/j.cacc.2009.07.012

Lees, G., & Shipton, E. (2009). Voltage-gated sodium channels in nociception and their potential as targets for new drugs in treatment of chronic neuropathic pain. Current Anaesthesia & Critical Care, 20(5-6), 204-208. doi: 10.1016/j.cacc.2009.06.002

Shipton, E. (2008). Post-surgical neuropathic pain. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(7), 548-555. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04569.x

Shipton, E., & Lin, A. (2008). Anaesthesia and analgesia: Contribution to surgery, present and future. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(7), 540-547. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04568.x

Evans, S., Keenan, T. R., & Shipton, E. A. (2007). Psychosocial adjustment and physical health of children living with maternal chronic pain. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 43, 262-270.

Smith, S., Shipton, E. A., & Wells, J. E. (2007). In-hospital cardiac arrest: Different wards show different survival patterns. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 35(4), 522-528.

Evans, S., Shipton, E. A., & Keenan, T. (2006). The relationship between maternal chronic pain and child adjustment: The role of parenting as a mediator. Journal of Pain, 7(4), 236-243.

Donaldson, B. L., Shipton, E. A., Inglis, G., Rivett, D., & Frampton, C. (2006). Comparison of usual surgical advice versus a nonaggravating six-month gym-based exercise rehabilitation program post-lumbar discectomy: Results at one-year follow-up. Spine Journal, 6, 357-363.

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Journal - Research Other

Shipton, E. A. (2010). [Review of the book Change your brain, change your pain]. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 38(1), 221-222. [Book Review].

Shipton, E. A. (2008). Pain assessment in dementia. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1286). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1286/3377/content.pdf

Shipton, E. A. (2008). The chronic pain experience: A dynamic complex interaction. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1270). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1270/2944/content.pdf

Shipton, E. A. (2007). [Review of the book Pain medicine: The requisities in anesthesiology]. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 35(5), 814-815.

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