Intensive care nursing research and acute care skin integrity

Lead researcher

Professor Fiona Coyer

Research goals include the development of evidence-based approaches to nursing care and management of the mechanically ventilated critically ill patient in intensive care.

Research project examples

  • Pressure mapping and tissue perfusion in critically ill patients
  • Translating pressure injury prevention evidence into practice
  • Incontinence-associated dermatitis in critical care
  • Establishment of Intensive Care Nursing Professorial Unit at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital