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Stephen Luney

  • MB BCh BAO FFARCSI
  • Consultant Neuroanaesthetist
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
  • 10PublicationsNumber of items in Stephen's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Neuroanaesthesia Difficult Airway Management Brain Monitoring

About

Dr Luney is a Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast in the United Kingdom, and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham in England. He lectures widely throughout North America on a range of anaesthesia topics including management of the difficult airway, neuroanaesthesia, trauma anaesthesia and crisis management in anaesthesia. He has published on these subjects and advises a variety of airway equipment manufacturers on the current use and future design of a wide range of advanced airway products. Dr Stephen R. Luney Dr Stephen Luney is a whole-time Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at the University of Birmingham. A member of the Neuroanaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland for some twenty years, he has a longstanding interest in neuroanaesthesia. Following completion of his Specialist Training in Anaesthesia in the UK he worked in Canada as a Neuroanesthesia Fellow at the University of Western Ontario. There he performed clinical research conducting phase III trials, wrote a variety of review articles and published peer-reviewed articles under the guidance of Professor Adrian Gelb. After a decade as a consultant he subsequently undertook a sabbatical in the United States at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY. There he continued writing in the field of neuroanaesthesia, authoring and co-authoring book chapters on Seizures and the Difficult Airway in Neuroanesthesia. Currently, he most recently has been acting as a case reviewer for the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death, and regularly lectures in North America. Future plans include establishing further clinical neuroanaesthesia research in Belfast, involvement in the development of difficult airway devices and forthcoming lecture tours of Europe and the far East.

Publications (5)

  • Adrenaline 0.5%?

    • Keohane M
    • Luney S
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  • Audit of Elective Neurosurgical Admissions to Regional Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care Units

    • Luney S
    • Harper K
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  • Nitrous Oxide Increases Cerebral Bloodflow Velocity After Induction of Hypocapnia

    • WATTS A
    • Luney S
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  • Validation of an ion selective electrode system for the analysis of serum fluoride ion

    • Duly E
    • Luney S
    • Trinick T
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  • THE ROLE OF BACTERIAL AIRWAY FILTERS IN THE PREVENTION OF NOSOCOMIAL PNEUMONIA IN THE INTENSIVE-CARE UNIT

    • LUNEY S
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Professional experience

Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

August 1998 - Present

Education

MB BCh BAO

Queens University Belfast

October 1981 - June 1987(6 years)