Institute of Trauma and Injury Management (ITIM)

Providing support to trauma clinicians

Achieving better outcomes for trauma patients

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Why trauma matters

Trauma is the number 1 cause of death of people aged 0-45 years in NSW!


Ref: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Causes of Death, Australia, 2012. Canberra: ABS, 2014. (ABS Cat. No. 3303.0)

Why trauma matters

Trauma accounts for 9% of all deaths globally, that's over 5 million deaths per year!


Ref: World Health Organisation. Disease and Injury Regional Mortality Estimates, 2000–2012. WHO, 2014.

Why trauma matters

Annual cost of trauma related healthcare in Australia exceeds $3.4 billion


Ref: Health system expenditure on disease and injury in Australia, 2004‐05. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2010;

Why trauma matters

Annual cost of trauma to the Australian economy is estimated at $18 billion


Ref: Health system expenditure on disease and injury in Australia, 2004‐05. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2010;

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Welcome to the new ITIM website

Added: 1 October 2014 Glenn Sisson

We have migrated our website to become part of the ACI website. This enables better support and functionality, providing you with information you need, when you need it.