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Adams, Prof. Anthony Peter locked


Born 17 Oct. 1936; s of late H. W. J. Adams and W. L. Adams; m 1973, Veronica Rosemary John; three s one d

Professor of Anaesthetics in the University of London, 1979–2001, now Emeritus, and Joint Vice-Chairman, Division of Surgery and Anaesthesia, 1998–2001, at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical and Dental School of King’s College, London


Epsom College; London Univ. MB BS 1960, PhD 1970; DA 1962; MRCS 1960, LRCP 1960, FRCA (FFARCS 1964); FANZCA (FFARACS 1987)


Wellcome Res. Fellow, RPMS, 1964–66; Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Lectr, Nuffield Dept of Anaesthetics, Univ. of Oxford, 1968–79; Guy’s Hosp. Med. Sch., subseq. UMDS of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, 1979–98: Chm., Div. of Anaesthetics, 1984–89, 1996–97; Vice-Chm., Div. of Surgery and Anaesthesia, 1997–98; Mem., Council of Govs, 1997–98. Civilian Consultant in Anaesthesia to Army, 1988–2001, Consultant Emeritus, 2001–. Member: Standing Cttee, Bd of Studies in Surgery, London Univ., 1979–92; Academic Bd of Medicine, London Univ., 1980–83; Jt Cttee for Higher Trng of Anaesthetists, 1985–90; Specialist Adv. Cttee on Accident and Emergency Medicine, Jt Cttee for Higher Trng in Medicine, 1986–90; Exec. Cttee, Fedn of Assocs of Clin. Profs, 1979–87; Exec. Cttee, Anaesthetic Res. Soc., 1983–94 (Chm., 1991–94; Hon. Mem., 2002–); Council, Assoc. of Anaesthetists of GB and Ireland, 1984–89 (Chm., Safety Cttee, 1987–89); Council, Royal Coll. of Anaesthetists, 1989–97; Chm., Assoc. of Profs of Anaesthesia, 1984–88; Senator, Eur. Acad. of Anaesthesiology, 1985–95, 2000–03 (Mem. Exec. Cttee, 1997–2003). Regional Educnl Adviser (SE Thames RHA) to Faculty of Anaesthetists of RCS, 1980–87; Examiner: FFARCS, 1974–86; DVA, 1986–93; DA and DM, Univ. of WI, 1986–88, 1995, 1997, 1998; MSc, Univ. of Wales Coll. of Medicine, 1988–93; PhD: Univ. of London, 1989, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004; Univ. of Manchester, 1993; Univ. of Liverpool, 1995; NUI, Galway, 2000; MB ChB Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, 1990; Professional and Linguistic Assessment Bd Pt 2, GMC, UK, 2001–06; Mem. of Faculty, Key Skills in Surgery Courses, RCSE, 2006–10. Mem., Bd of Govs, Sutton High Sch. for Girls, 1988–95 (Chm., 1991–95). President: Sutton & Dist Med. Soc., 2006–08; Cheam Br., Arthritis Research UK (formerly Arthritis and Rheumatism Council), 2011–14. Hon. Life Mem., Assoc. Dental Anaesthetists, 2006. Asst Editor, Anaesthesia, 1976–82; Associate Editor: Survey of Anesthesiology, 1984–2001; European Jl of Anaesthesiology, 1987–94; Jl of Anesthesia (Japan), 1995–2002; Mem. Editl Bd, British Jl of Anaesthesia, 1984–97; Chm. Editl Bd, 1997–2000, Editor-in-Chief, 2000–03, European Jl of Anaesthesiology


Principles and Practice of Blood-Gas Analysis, 1979, 2nd edn 1982; Intensive Care, 1984 (trans. Spanish 1987, Greek 1990); (ed jtly) Recent Advances in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, vol. 15, 1985, vol. 16, 1989, vol. 17, 1992, vol. 18, 1994, vol. 19, 1995, vol. 20, 1998, vol. 21, 2000, vol. 22, 2003; (ed jtly) Emergency Anaesthesia, 1986 and 1988, Japanese edn 1998; (ed jtly) Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Intensive Care, 1991; contribs to medical jls


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