UQ PhD international awards in Economic Evaluation of Paediatric Interventions for Respiratory Failure

  • Phd
  • $28,092 p.a.
  • 15 September 2020
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The student will join world class researchers from both the Child Health Research Centre, UQ, and the School of Economics/Centre for Business and Economics of Health, UQ. The HDR candidate will be supervised Professor Brenda Gannon.

The objective of this study is to determine the cost-effectiveness of interventions for respiratory failure across paediatric patients. Focusing on specific randomised controlled trials, the aims include establishing the cost-effectiveness of paediatric interventions for respiratory failure. The project will specifically determine the cost-effectiveness of Transnasal Humidified Rapid Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange in comparison with standard care, and the cost-effectiveness of nasal high flow therapy in comparison with standard oxygen therapy in paediatric patients. Using appropriate economic evaluations models from health economics, the project will provide estimates of cost-effectiveness. The project will investigate alternative models and parameters, focusing on the costing approach and use of administrative data.

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$28,092 per annum (2020 rate), indexed annually


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