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Joel Dunning

Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD
James Cook University Hospital, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Marton Road
Middlesbrough  TS4 3BW
United Kingdom
+44780 154 8122
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Adult Cardiac Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery

Practice area(s)

Cardiac Guidelines
Thoracic Guidelines
Coronary Disease


Systematic Reviewer on Guidelines for Head Injuries
NICE guideline development committee for Head injury managment update group 2007
ILCOR guideline development group 2010
ERC Resuscitation Guidelines update for Oct 2010
STS guideline workforce on resuscitation after cardiac surgery 2013


EACTS guidelines for resuscitation after Cardiac Surgery.
EACTS guidelines for antiplatelet and anticoagulation management of patients undergoing cardiac surg
EACTS guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation
EACTS guidelines for the Surgical managment of Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiothoracic Advanced Life Support - guidelines for cardiac arrest in the CICU
Best Evidence Topics in Cardiothoracic surgery at
Co-author of European Resuscitation Council guidelines due October 2010
Associate Editor of the ICVTS
Member of the Editorial Board of the EJCTS and associate editor for cardiac general topics for this journal


At the moment I am involved with the EACTS clinical guidelines committee creating guidelines for EACTS

I am also currently creating guidelines for the STS on resuscitation after cardiac surgery which should be ready around 2014. 

Furthermore I am keen to promote Practice for cardiac arrests after cardiac surgery 





Oxford University BA(Hons) 1994, BM.BCh(oxon) 1997

Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship 2002