Professor Ian Civil Inaugural Lecture: Trauma care in the 80s and where we have got to now Event as iCalendar


05 August 2015

5:30 - 7pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 505-007

Location: 85 Park road, Grafton, building 505

Host: Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

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Promotion to professor at the University of Auckland is a mark of distinction, recognising professional and academic eminence at an international level.  

Please join us in celebrating Professor Ian Civil's achievement at his Inaugural Lecture.


Professor Ian Civil
Professor Ian Civil

Trauma care in the 80s and where we have got to now

In the 1980s the incidence of road traffic related injury was high and other mechanisms of trauma were similarly common. Injury treatment was provided in the absence of an overarching trauma system by clinicians without a structured approach to care. In 2015 the road traffic fatality rates are a quarter of what they were in 1985 and the mortality from major trauma less than half of previous rates.

This lecture will explore the developments in injury prevention, system development and a structured approach to injury care over the past 30 years that have led to these improvements.


5.30pm: Refreshments

6pm: Inaugural Lecture

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