Vaneesha Short

Dr Vaneesha Short BSc, MSc, PhD


Trial Coordinator

Vaneesha is the co-ordinator for the Minidex multicentre RCT exploring the efficacy and safety of very low dose dexamethasone for facilitating extubation of ventilator-dependent preterm babies. Vaneesha is also the co-ordinator for the Poppi single-centre RCT investigating the efficacy of morphine analgesia for procedural pain in infants.



Short V, Herbert G, Perry R, Atkinson C, Ness AR, Penfold C, Thomas S, Andersen HK, Lewis SJ. 2015. Chewing gum for postoperative recovery of gastrointestinal function. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006506. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006506.pub3.

Short V, Atkinson C, Ness AR, Thomas S, Burden S, Sutton E. 2016. Patient experiences of perioperative nutrition within an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programme for colorectal surgery: a qualitative study.  Colorectal Disease, 18, O74-O80.