[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1133121]
Brief description Over a third of burns injuries in Australia are paediatric, with over representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Burns are a major injury, having devastating long term consequences, connected to psychological distress, trauma, cost and disability. This research focusses on quality of life measures, economic impacts and psychological distress, investigating enabling and inhibitory factors to burns recovery in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their family.
Funding Amount $AUD 88,100.52
Funding Scheme Postgraduate Scholarships
Training Scholarship for Aboriginal Health Research