Traumatology: the study of wounds and injuries caused by accidents or violence and the surgical therapy needed to repair the damage.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’1 traumatology: Intergenerational trauma resulting from genocide, forced separations and removal with epigenetic, telomeric and associated biological changes that are exacerbated by re-traumatising events, poor social and cultural determinants of health, and narratives of desperation, disadvantage, marginalisation and vulnerability.