In support of Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2017

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Filmed during the 19th Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) 20 - 22 September, 2017, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Watch expert presentations addressing pressure injury prevention from Professor Zena Moore, Professor Cristiana Forni and Associate Professor William McGuiness. 

  • Raising the Standards of Care for Reducing PU Incidence and...

    Professor Zena Moore (IE).

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    Professor Moore introduces the symposium speakers, and addresses her chosen topic `The importance of a holistic approach to PU prevention and treatment`. 

  • Effectiveness of Using a New Polyurethane Foam Multi-layer Dressing...

    Professor Cristiana Forni (IT).

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    Professor Forni presents a study into the effectiveness of foam dressings, specifically ALLEVYN™ LIFE, in the prevention of pressure ulcers at the sacrum in elderly patients being treated for hip fractures. Such fractures were chosen due to the high rates of complications and mortality. 

  • Measuring Microclimate: An RCT to explore the influences of foam...

    Associate Professor William McGuiness, (AU).

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    Professor McGuiness presents research into microlimates and pressure ulcers. He discusses the role and effect of maceration, skin temperature, metobolic demands and other interelated factors in skin breakdown and formation of pressure ulcers and the initial study outcomes in relation to moisture management using foam dressings. 

  • Introduction to the Smith & Nephew Symposium at the European Pressure...

    Professor Zena Moore, Professor Cristiana Forni, Associate Professor William McGuiness.

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    An introduction to the Smith & Nephew Symposium at EPUAP with Professor Zena Moore, Professor Cristiana Forni and Associate Professor William McGuiness.