• 596 Citations
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Professor John Cartmill MBBS, BSc(med), MM, FRACS is Associate Dean, Clinical in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Professor, Surgery in the Department of Clinical Medicine at Macquarie University. As a colorectal surgeon he practices at Macquarie University Hospital and Nepean Public Hospital. His research interests are informed by linguistics, engineering and psychology and include safety and quality improvement, medical communication and medical and surgical learning. 

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Surgical Instruments Medicine & Life Sciences
Operating Rooms Medicine & Life Sciences
Linguistics Medicine & Life Sciences
Pressure Medicine & Life Sciences
Defecation Medicine & Life Sciences
Rectocele Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Jaw Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2003 2019

Research Output 1980 2018

Laparoscopic guide

Cartmill, J. A. & Gilmore, A., 8 Feb 2018, IPC No. A61B 17/34 (2006.01), Patent No. WO/2018/023149, 3 Aug 2017, Priority date 4 Aug 2016, Priority No. 2016903078

Research output: PatentResearch

Open Access
Surgical Instruments

Correcting malapropisms: strategies to bridge cultural and socioeconomic gaps

Berger, I. & Cartmill, J. A., 2017, In : International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare. 10, 2, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Literacy
Quality of Health Care

Communication in surgical practice

White, S. J. (ed.) & Cartmill, J. A. (ed.), 2016, Sheffield: Equinox. 401 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearch


Developing rapport in inter-professional communication: Insights for international medical graduates

Yates, L., Dahm, M. R., Roger, P. & Cartmill, J., 1 Apr 2016, In : English for Specific Purposes. 42, p. 104-116 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

hospital system

Examining communication in surgical practice

White, S. J. & Cartmill, J. A., 2016, Communication in surgical practice. White, S. J. & Cartmill, J. A. (eds.). South Yorkshire: Equinox, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review