Field:

  • Geriatrics
  • Public Health
  • Trauma and critical care

Location: UQ Diamantina Institute

Type of student: Both types will be considered (ie flexible with project)

Type of work:

  • Chart review
  • Clinical work

This project looks at ageing and measures of frailty in both the healthy population and patients with acute critical illness to determine not only prognosis but interventions to maintain physical wellbeing and to improve the outcomes in the older patient, with particular reference to traumatic injury.

Supervisor

Professor Mark Midwinter

Professor in Clinical Anatomy
School of Biomedical Sciences