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Health Sciences profile

Dr Phil Blyth

PositionSenior Lecturer (eLearning in Medicine)
QualificationsBHB MB ChB PhD
Research summarySimulation for medical and surgical education
Teaching
  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Trauma
  • eLearning via Clinical Decision Making activities
  • Moodle
Memberships
  • eLearning and ICT Subcommittee of Medical Program (Chair)
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomy (President)
  • International Federation of Anatomical Associations (Secretary)
  • New Zealand Major Trauma Network (Member)
Clinical
  • Emergency Department
  • Orthopaedics
  • Trauma

Research

Dr Blyth's research interests encompass Clinical Anatomy, Medical Education, and Surgical Simulation via mobile apps and virtual reality.

Additional details

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Publications

Perumal, V., Butson, R., Blyth, P., & Daniel, B. (2017). Clinical anatomy e-cases: A five-year follow-up of learning analytics. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1449), 22-29. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Baillie, L. J., Muirhead, J. C., Blyth, P., Niven, B. E., & Dias, G. J. (2016). Position effect on facial soft tissue depths: A sonographic investigation. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 61(Suppl. 1), S60-S70. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12935

Baillie, L. J., Mirjalili, S. A., Niven, B. E., Blyth, P., & Dias, G. J. (2015). Ancestry and BMI influences on facial soft tissue depths for a cohort of Chinese and Caucasoid women in Dunedin, New Zealand. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 60(5), 1146-1154. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12799

Roy, M., Walker, R., Blyth, P., & Wilkinson, T. (2014). Virtual reality-based assessment of clinical reasoning ability. Medical Education, 48, 1123. doi: 10.1111/medu.12559

Loke, S.-K., Blyth, P., & Swan, J. (2012). In search of a method to assess dispositional behaviours: The case of Otago Virtual Hospital. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(3), 441-458. doi: 10.14742/ajet.844

Journal - Research Article

Perumal, V., Butson, R., Blyth, P., & Daniel, B. (2017). Clinical anatomy e-cases: A five-year follow-up of learning analytics. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1449), 22-29. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Baillie, L. J., Muirhead, J. C., Blyth, P., Niven, B. E., & Dias, G. J. (2016). Position effect on facial soft tissue depths: A sonographic investigation. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 61(Suppl. 1), S60-S70. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12935

Baillie, L. J., Mirjalili, S. A., Niven, B. E., Blyth, P., & Dias, G. J. (2015). Ancestry and BMI influences on facial soft tissue depths for a cohort of Chinese and Caucasoid women in Dunedin, New Zealand. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 60(5), 1146-1154. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12799

Loke, S.-K., Blyth, P., & Swan, J. (2012). In search of a method to assess dispositional behaviours: The case of Otago Virtual Hospital. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(3), 441-458. doi: 10.14742/ajet.844

Stebbings, S., Bagheri, N., Perrie, K., Blyth, P., & McDonald, J. (2012). Blended learning and curriculum renewal across three medical schools: The rheumatology module at the University of Otago. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(7), 1176-1189.

Jaung, R., Cook, P., & Blyth, P. (2011). A comparison of embalming fluids for use in surgical workshops. Clinical Anatomy, 24(2), 155-161. doi: 10.1002/ca.21118

Senthi, S., Blyth, P., Metcalfe, R., & Stott, N. S. (2011). Screw placement after pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis: A postoperative CT scan study. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 31(4), 388-392. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318217270d

Al-Ali, S., Blyth, P., Beatty, S., Duang, A., Parry, B., & Bissett, I. P. (2009). Correlation between gross anatomical topography, sectional sheet plastination, microscopic anatomy and endoanal sonography of the anal sphincter complex in human males. Journal of Anatomy, 215(2), 212-220. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2009.01091.x

Blyth, P., Stott, N. S., & Anderson, I. A. (2008). Virtual reality assessment of technical skill using the Bonedoc DHS simulator. Injury, 39, 1127-1133. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2008.02.006

Ryan, S., Blyth, P., Duggan, N., Wild, M., & Al-Ali, S. (2007). Is the cranial accessory nerve really a portion of the accessory nerve? Anatomy of the cranial nerves in the jugular foramen. Anatomical Science International, 82(1), 1-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-073x.2006.00154.x

Blyth, P., Anderson, I. A., & Stott, N. S. (2006). Virtual reality simulators in orthopedic surgery: What do the surgeons think? Journal of Surgical Research, 131, 133-139. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2005.08.027

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Journal - Research Other

Roy, M., Walker, R., Blyth, P., & Wilkinson, T. (2014). Virtual reality-based assessment of clinical reasoning ability. Medical Education, 48, 1123. doi: 10.1111/medu.12559

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