The 1st 24 hours in the Management of Small to Medium Sized Paediatric Burns

Prof. Roy Kimble


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Mölnlycke Health Care welcomes Professor Roy Kimble, Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon at The Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane. During this brief 30 minute presentation, Prof Kimble will discuss the importance of a consistent approach to the treatment of small to medium partial thickness burns in children. Considerations such as first aid, pain management, re-epithelisation rates, debridement and dressing choice will be discussed. A 15-minute live Q&A will follow the presentation.


With over 6000 flying hours on various high-performance aircraft and working with Special Forces Teams around the world, Anthony has extensive experience within the military and aviation industries. During his military flying career, Anthony developed an expertise for working within high-stress situations, whether during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, humanitarian/peacekeeping missions throughout Asia or during instructional and training missions in Australia. Throughout this time Anthony saw immense value in leadership and Human Factors (HF) training (Crew Resource Management) and became a HF specialist for fellow pilots and aircrew members. This also included work in automation management and engineering modifications of cockpit systems in single seat aircraft and critical mission system solutions in large transport aircraft. On leaving the RAAF, he flew for a well-known Australian airline where his HF experience and teachings was employed. In 2017 Anthony was appointed as the Director of Patient Safety & Human Performance at Royal Perth and Bentley Hospital’s and led the development of Australia’s first hospital wide, Safety Critical Industry based, Human Factors training course – NEXUS. In collaboration with experienced HF clinical and non-clinical staff, and researchers from the Universities of Western Australia and Curtin, NEXUS is proving to benefit not only patient safety but staff workplace satisfaction and assisting leaders throughout the organisation. Anthony works in collaboration with the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission, the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards and the University Centre for Rural health in Lismore.


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