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Rural emergency doctors lack confidence in trauma control, study finds

A study by critical care researchers has found that as the trauma cases drained from regional hospitals to The Alfred, Royal Children’s and Royal Melbourne hospitals, rural clinicians dealing with these patients have become ‘de-skilled

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 November, 2018
Blood transfusion

Jehovah’s Witness trauma study probes blood alternatives

Major blood loss after trauma is particularly challenging for physicians when blood is not an option (BNAO) for treatment, as is often the case for patients who are Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 November, 2018
Security in EDs

Researchers urge greater hospital security to curb patient violence

Australian hospital emergency departments should employ security personnel to counter the increasing number of violent incidents occurring there, a Monash University and Alfred Hospital study recommends.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 November, 2018

Alfred trauma program hits home with teenagers; study

Research evaluating an injury awareness program run at The Alfred Hospital that uses vivid clinical reality has demonstrated the program’s effectiveness in changing perceptions of risk-taking in adolescents.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 29 March, 2018

Monash’s life-changing medical research supported by new national funding

Monash Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences has attracted major new funding for life-changing medical research projects.

The Medical Research Future Fund is a new funding scheme that supports Australia’s leading medical researchers. Medicine 22 January, 2018

Saudi accident

International trauma program to reduce burden of injury

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia records approximately 526,000 road accidents per annum - 7,900 people die each year due to road trauma and over 40,000 people are injured every year. The death rate from road accidents, per head of population, is five

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 18 May, 2017

MICCN partners with AFL on new sports concussion research

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) researcher, Dr Catherine Willmott, in collaboration with Associate Professor Biswadev Mitra at the National Trauma Research Institute, has been awarded a NHMRC Partnership Grant and

Turner Institute 8 February, 2017
Pedestrian council

Laws needed to protect drunk pedestrians on roads: study

Trauma researchers at The Alfred Hospital and Monash University have recommended improving public education campaigns and introducing new legislation after a study showed that almost one in four pedestrians seriously injured on the roads was

Clinical Sciences 7 December, 2016
Mark Fitzgerald

Professor Mark Fitzgerald delivers Central Clinical School's 5th annual lecture

Professor Mark Fitzgerald gave Central Clinical School's 5th annual lecture on innovative systems of trauma care. Professor Fitzgerald is Director of the National Trauma Research Institute at Monash University and of Alfred Trauma Services.

Clinical Sciences 4 November, 2016