Journal article

Burn injury models of care: A review of quality and cultural safety for care of Indigenous children

Sarah Fraser, Julian Grant, Tamara Mackean, Kate Hunter, Andrew JA Holland, Kathleen Clapham, Warwick J Teague, Rebecca Q Ivers

Burns | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

Safety and quality in the systematic management of burn care is important to ensure optimal outcomes. It is not clear if or how burn injury models of care uphold these qualities, or if they provide a space for culturally safe healthcare for Indigenous peoples, especially for children. This review is a critique of publically available models of care analysing their ability to facilitate safe, high-quality burn care for Indigenous children. Models of care were identified and mapped against cultural safety principles in healthcare, and against the National Health and Medical Research Council standard for clinical practice guidelines. An initial search and appraisal of tools was conducted to ass..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

This project is guided by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reference committee, comprising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander investigators, study participants and stakeholders. We acknowledge their expertise and guidance. The project is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (grant number APP1059038). Dr Hunter is supported by a NSW Health Early Mid Career Fellowship.