Dr. Annette Maureen Crawford-Sykes

Senior Lecturer in FMS - Surgy Rad Anaes&Int Care: Faculty of Medical Sciences

Bach. of Medicine & Surgery from UWI MonaDiploma in Anaesthesia from UWI MonaDoctor of Medicine from UWI Mona

Research Interests

  • Anaesthetic Morbidity in patients at the UHWI
  • Blood Usage in Elective Neurosurgical Patients at the UHWI
  • Incidence of PDPH in obstetric patients at the UHWI
  • Comparison of paravertebral anaesthesia with general anaesthesia for breast surgery at the UHWI
  • Pain at the bone graft site: incidence and prevention (prospective)
  • Preference for SC injections through a cannula inserted under GA or IM injections of opioids used for postoperative pain relief
  • Incidence of PDPH with pencil point vs. Quincke spinal needles in obstetric patients at the UHWI
  • Incidence of PDPH in patients needing LP for radiological and haematological reasons at the UHWI
  • Incidence of infection in elective orthopaedic cases
  • Blood loss and transfusion requirement in patients with total knee replacement


  • Fellow-Roy Coll of Anaes.
  • Jamaica Anaes. Association
  • Medical Association of Jamaica


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