Authors

Dr Rod Westhorpe FRCA FANZCA

Rod Westhorpe is a specialist anaesthetist with 35 years experience. For the last 30 years he has specialised in paediatric anaesthesia, and was Deputy Director of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Pain Management at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Jan Davies MSc MD FRCPC

Jan Davies practised as a specialist anaesthetist until 1989. She then left operating theatre practice but continued to see patients in consultation in the Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Health Region. She is a Professor of Anaesthesia in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, where her focus is on healthcare system safety.