Abbott, Tom

Thomas Abbott

MRC/BJA Clinical Research Training Fellow 

Tom is a Junior Doctor and MRC Clinical Research Fellow in perioperative medicine. His research uses epidemiological methods to investigate clinical outcomes after surgery.  Areas of interest include: myocardial injury, postoperative respiratory disease, cardiopulmonary and autonomic dysfunction, clinical trials and big data methods.

Areas of interest

Myocardial injury
Postoperative respiratory disease
Cardiopulmonary and autonomic dysfunction
Clinical trials
Big data methods.


Pearse RM, Abbott TE, Haslop R et al. (2017) . Prevention of Respiratory Insufficiency after Surgical Management (PRISM) trial: report of the protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) to prevent respiratory complications and improve survival following major abdominal surgery.Minerva Anestesiol
Abbott TEF, Pearse RM (2017) . Saving money: an ideal driver for improved perioperative care?.Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med
Abbott TEF, Torrance HDT, Cron N et al. (2016) . A single-centre cohort study of National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and near patient testing in acute medical admissions.European journal of internal medicine vol. 35, 78-82.
Pearse R (2016) . Global patient outcomes after elective surgery: prospective cohort study in 27 low-, middle- and high-income countries.British Journal of Anaesthesia vol. 117, (5) 601-609.
Abbott TEF, Ackland GL, Archbold RA et al. (2016) . Preoperative heart rate and myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: results of a predefined secondary analysis of the VISION study.British Journal of Anaesthesia vol. 117, (2) 172-181.
Wijeysundera DN, Pearse RM, Shulman MA et al. (2016) . Measurement of Exercise Tolerance before Surgery (METS) study: a protocol for an international multicentre prospective cohort study of cardiopulmonary exercise testing prior to major non-cardiac surgery.BMJ Open vol. 6, (3)
Abbott T, Ackland GL, Wragg A et al. (2015) . Association between intraoperative heart rate and postoperative myocardial injury in patients following non-cardiac surgery.Intensive Care Med Exp vol. 3, (Suppl 1)
Abbott T, Ackland G, Wragg A et al. (2015) . Association of preoperative heart rate with postoperative myocardial injury. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA. vol. 115, E958-E959.
Abbott TEF, Vaid N, Ip D et al. (2015) . A single-centre observational cohort study of admission National Early Warning Score (NEWS).Resuscitation vol. 92, 89-93.
(2015) . Abstracts. Anaesthesia. vol. 70, 11-101.
Abbott T, Rodseth R, Le Manach Y et al. (2015) . Association between preoperative resting heart rate and postoperative myocardial injury in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. ANAESTHESIA. vol. 70, 28-28.
Pandit JJ, Abbott T, Pandit M et al. (2012) . A reply.Anaesthesia vol. 67, (11) 1282-1283.
Pandit JJ, Abbott T, Pandit M et al. (2012) . Is ‘starting on time’ useful (or useless) as a surrogate measure for ‘surgical theatre efficiency’?*.Anaesthesia vol. 67, (8) 823-832.
Abbott T, White SM, Pandit JJ (2011) . Factors affecting the profitability of surgical procedures under ‘Payment by Results’.Anaesthesia vol. 66, (4) 283-292.
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