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Kavitha C. Raghavan, MBBS, FRCA
Kavitha C. Raghavan, MBBS, FRCA

Kavitha C. Raghavan, MBBS, FRCA

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty




FRCA - Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK
MBBS - University of Bangalore, India

Research Interests

  • Neonatal and pediatric anesthesia
  • Patient safety and quality improvement
  • Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia

Selected Publications

Raghavan KC, Anghelescu DL, Frett MJ. Chronic Postsurgical Pain in Children. Pediatric Surgical Oncology  Mar;1-13, 2023 (on line).

Hall EA, Brandon HH, Jasmin HM, Raghavan KC, Anghelescu DL. Perioperative Indications for Gabapentinoids in Pediatrics: A Narrative Review. Paediatric Drugs Jan;25(1):43-66, 2023. doi: 10.1007/s40272-022-00545-8. PMID: 36434428. PMCID: PMC9836387

Raghavan KC, Burlison JD†, Sanders II EM, Rossi MG*. Independent Double-check of Infusion Pump Programming: An Anesthesia Improvement Effort to Reduce harm. Pediatric Quality and Safety 7(5):p e596, September/October 2022. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000596

Hee HI, Lim YC, Tan T, Wan S, Wijeweera O, Lee S, Raghavan K. A concept mobility device with multi-positional configurations and child-kind restraint for safe perioperative transfer and induction of anaesthesia in children with autistic spectrum disorder – a cross sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res Apr 9;21(1):325, 2021. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06309-3

Raghavan KC, Hache M, Bulsara P, Lu Z, Rossi MG. Perianesthetic neurological adverse events in children: A review of the Wake-Up Safe Database. Paediatr Anaesth Feb 25, 2021.

Raghava K, Moo DXY, Tan Z. Severe obesity in children as an independent risk factor for perioperative respiratory adverse events during anaesthesia for minor non-airway surgery, a retrospective observational study. Proceedings, Singapore Healthcare 28(2)83-89, 2019.

Raghavan KC, Camfield AS, Lucas J, Ismael Y, Rossi MG, Anghelescu DL. Propofol total intravenous anesthesia as an intervention for severe radiation-induced phantosmia in an adolescent with ependymoma. J Adolesc Young Adult Oct 23, 2019. [Epub ahead of print]

Wan Yen Lim, K Raghavan. Identification and confirmation of suspected unintended peripheral arterial cannulation during anesthesia. Proceedings, Singapore Health Care 26(3) 203–205, 2017.

Shanmuganathan YB, Siow YN, Raghavan KC. Awareness in children and the auxiliary fresh gas flow outlet switch - another significant problem. Paediatric Anaesthesia 23(10):966–968, 2013.

Bowman S, Raghavan K, Walker IA. Residual anaesthesia drugs in intravenous lines – a silent threat? Anaesthesia 68(6):557–561, 2013.

Raghavan K, Thorning G. Critical incident due to migration of central venous catheter, a letter. Journal of Intensive Care Society Oct;9(3):268, 2008.

Thorning G, Raghavan K. Fatal thrombocytopenia due to phenytoin in a neurosurgical patient, a letter. European Journal of Anaesthesiology Oct;24(10):897-8, 2007.

Last update: March 2023