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List of Publications



Recommendations for effective documentation in regional anesthesia: an expert panel Delphi consensus project

Ahmed HM, Atterton BP, Crowe GG, Mannion S. et al.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2022 May;47(5):301-308.




Regional analgesia for lower leg trauma and the risk of acute compartment syndrome: Guideline from the Association of Anaesthetists

Nathanson MH, Harrop-Griffiths W, Aldington DJ, Forward D, Mannion S, Kinnear-Mellor RGM, Miller KL, Ratnayake B, Wiles MD, Wolmarans MR.

Anaesthesia. 2021 Jun 6.



Failure Rates for Endotracheal Tube Placement Using Videolaryngoscopy in Patients with a Difficult Airway

O’Mahony C, O’Sullivan MP, McBride I, Mannion S.

Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering. 2021; 49(2):1-8.




An anesthesia checklist: a survey of compliance and attitudes

O’Donoghue A, Mannion S.

Journal of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. 2020; 8(2): 69-76.




Pediatrician referral rate in 10 864 children undergoing general anesthesia

Haydar R, Murphy L, O'Sullivan M, Hennessy A, Mannion S.

Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Jul;28(7):671-672.



Peri-operative Management of a Child with Maple Syrup Urine Disease in a Non-tertiary Paediatric Hospital

Walsh D., Finnan M, Mannion S.

J Anesth Clin Res. 2018; 9(9).



Acute postoperative compartment syndrome in a child receiving patient controlled analgesia and peripheral nerve block

Ryan S, Wisemann P, Mannion S, O’Sullivan M.

Anaesthesia Cases. 2018 Jun 18;6(1):45-47.



Medical gas cylinder expiry dates

Philip AB, O'Sullivan M, Mannion S.

Anaesthesia. 2018 Jan;73(1):129.




Cold Case Files: 15 years on, did patient controlled analgesia mask acute compartment syndrome?

Mannion S, Lee P, Taylor C.

Ir Med J. 2017 Aug 12;110(7):625.



The role of ketamine anaesthesia in developed and developing countries: assessing the likely impact of changing the international control of ketamine to a Schedule I drug

O’Riordan M, Mannion S.  

BAOJ Anaesthesiology. 2017; 1: 1 1: 002



Effect of endotracheal tube size on vocal outcomes after thyroidectomy: a randomized clinical trial

Mehanna R, Hennessy A, Mannion S, O'Leary G, Sheahan P

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Aug;141(8):690-5. 




Intraoperative asystole associated with fibroid uterus

O'Sullivan RE, Mannion S, O'Flynn J, Coulter J.

Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2014;41(6):725-6.



Bispectral index, sedation, spinal anesthesia and mortality- time to put the jigsaw puzzle together?

Mannion S, Lee P.

Anesth Analg. 2014 May;118(5):906-8.



Airway management in ambulatory anesthesia

Gormley G, Mannion S.

Curr Anesthesiol Rep. 2014; 4:342-351



Prothrombin complex concentrate for rapid reversal of warfarin anticoagulation to allow neuraxial blockade

Skerritt C, Mannion S.

Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2014;2014:126864.




Irish patients knowledge and perception of anaesthesia

Smith A, Mannion S.

Ir Med J. 2013 Feb;106(2):50-2.



Irish Medical Students Knowledge and Perception of Anaesthesia

Smith A, Mannion S, Iohom, G.

Education in Medicine J. 2013;5(2); 1-6.



Staphylococcal infections, not just skin deep

Naughton R, Mannion S.

Anesth Analg. 2011 Apr;112(4):992-3



The benefits of hypopharyngeal packing in nasal surgery: a pilot study

Fennessy BG, Mannion S, Kinsella JB, O'Sullivan P.

Ir J Med Sci. 2011 Mar;180(1):181-3.



The Cost Implications of Replacing Soda Lime with Amsorb Plus in Clinical Practice

Ahmed O, Mannion S.

ISRN Anesthesiology. 2011(1); 1-4.




Acute compartment syndrome and the role of regional anesthesia

Mannion S, Capdevila X.

Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Fall;48(4):85-105.



Brachial plexus blockade as a result of aberrant anatomy after superficial cervical plexus block

Broderick AJ, Mannion S.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 Sep-Oct;35(5):476-7.




Turning the corner on intubation: fibrescope-assisted videolaryngoscopy

Mannion S, O'Donnell BD.

Can J Anaesth. 2009 Nov;56(11):878-9.



Continuous paravertebral block in a patient with multiple rib fractures: a radiological conundrum?

Mannion S, Murphy M.

Br J Radiol. 2009 Aug;82(981):790-1



A case of liver trauma with a blunt regional anesthesia needle while performing transversus abdominis plane block

O'Donnell BD, Mannion S.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009 Jan-Feb;34(1):75-6




How and why to use ultrasound for regional blockade

Capdevila X, Biboulet P, Morau D, Mannion S, Choquet O.

Acta Anaesthesiol Belg. 2008;59(3):147-54




Sedation, spinal anesthesia and older patients

Mannion S.

J Postgrad Med. 2007 Jul-Sep;53(3):155.



Ultrasound guidance and success rates of axillary brachial plexus block--II

Mannion S, Capdevila X.

Can J Anaesth. 2007 Jul;54(7):584



Psoas Compartment Block

Mannion S.

Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain. 2007;7(5):162-166.




Ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block, the safest way to proceed?

O'Donnell BD, Mannion S.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;31(4):387-8.



Obturator nerve blockade following '3-in-1' block--the role of motor assessment

Mannion S, O'Donnell B.

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2006 May;50(5):645




A description of the spread of injectate after psoas compartment block using magnetic resonance imaging

Mannion S, Barrett J, Kelly D, Murphy DB, Shorten GD.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2005 Nov-Dec;30(6):567-71.



In with the new, out with the old? Comparison of two approaches for psoas compartment block

Mannion S, O'Callaghan S, Walsh M, Murphy DB, Shorten GD.

Anesth Analg. 2005 Jul;101(1):259-64



Intravenous but not perineural clonidine prolongs postoperative analgesia after psoas compartment block with 0.5% levobupivacaine for hip fracture surgery

Mannion S, Hayes I, Loughnane F, Murphy DB, Shorten GD.

Anesth Analg. 2005 Mar;100(3):873-8



Tramadol as adjunct to psoas compartment block with levobupivacaine 0.5%: a randomized double-blinded study

Mannion S, O'Callaghan S, Murphy DB, Shorten GD.

Br J Anaesth. 2005 Mar;94(3):352-6.




Epidural spread depends on the approach used for posterior lumbar plexus block

Mannion S.

Can J Anaesth. 2004 May;51(5):516-7



Ketamine therapy in the management of chronic pain – an Irish hospice’s experience

Mannion S, T. O’Brien.

Irish Journal of Pain Medicine. 2004;3: 3-6.



Ketamine in the management of chronic pancreatic pain

Mannion S, O'Brien T.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Dec;26(6):1071-2.




Book Reviews


Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia: A Case-Based Handbook (Book Review)

McBride I, Mannion S, Purcell J.

Anesth Analg. 2020;131(3):e151-152.



Anesthetic Management for the Pediatric Airway: Advanced Approaches and Techniques

Mannion S, Crowley K, Joyce K.

Anesth Analg. 2019;129(6):e194



Essentials of Anesthesia for Infants and Neonates

Mannion S, O’Sullivan M.

Anesth Analg. 2019;128(2):e20



Book- Chief Editor


Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- a practical guide.

Editors: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh A.

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2015.



Book Chapters


Chapter 25: Neural Blockade for Orthopedic Surgery

Capdevila X, Zetlaoui P, Mannion S.

In: Cousins and Bridenbaugh's Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain, 4thEd. Editors: Michael J. Cousins Daniel B. Carr, Terese T. Horlocker, Philip O. Bridenbaugh. Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2009.


Chapter 19: Ultrasound guided psoas block.

Mannion S, Frizelle HP, Harmon D.

In: Perioperative Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound, 1stEd. By Dominic Harmon, Henry P Frizelle, Navparkash S. Sandhu Saunders, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2008.


Peripheral nerve blocks for ambulatory surgery.

Mannion S, Capdevila X

In: Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-operative Pain Relief, 2ndEd. by J. Barrett, D. Harmon, F. Loughnane, B. Finucane, G. Shorten, Elsevier: Cambridge, UK, 2010




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