2003 Oral Abstracts

1. Multidisciplinary Teamwork - The art of Healing

2. Wound healing – is the Multi-disciplinary Approach Helpful?

3. Not available

4. Multi-disciplinary Team Working

5. Cancelled

6. New Developments in Skin Substitutes for Burns Management

7. Scar Treatment

8. Research on Post-burn Scars

9. Management of Scarring & Burn Wounds

10. Honey in Woundcare, the Clinical Proof behind the Ancient Product

11. Evidence Based Nursing : Application of monitoring system“ Push Tool 3”

12. Effect of Various Dressings on Pressure Ulcer Prevention/Treatment by
      Reducing Shear Force

13. The Effectiveness of Nutritional Supplementation in the Healing of Pressure

14. Treatment of Chronic Leg Ulcers with Tissue-Engineered Human Dermis –
      a Case Study of 114 Patients

15. Altered Extracellular Matrix Metabolism in Ischaemic Skin, a Mechanism for
      Ulcer Formation in Peripheral Vascular Disease

16. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Sores: The Experience of the Hospital
      “Maggiore Della Carita” of Novara

17. A Reappraisal of Vascular Assessment in Leg Ulcer Patients

18. Grafting of Bioengineered Skin for the Treatment of Lowere Leg Vascular

19. Homologous Skin Grafting During Treatment of Hard to Heal Ulcers

20. Doppler in Different Applications

21. Doppler in Different Applications / The Viewpoint of the Angiologist

22. Workshop on Pressure Relieving Devices

23. Illness Behaviour and Social Support in Patients with Chronic Venous

24. Randomised Trial of a Soft Silicone Dressing and a Foam Dressing in Patients
      with Chronic Venous Ulceration

25. Relative Performance of a Soft Silicone Dressing and a Foam Dressing in
      Patients with Chronic Venous Ulceration

26. Leg Ulcer Pain: A Common Problem in Patients with Arterial and
      Non-Arterial Ulceration

27. Quality of Life in Patients Suffering from Lymphoedema

28. Wound Patients and Health Related Quality of Life

29. Pain and Quality of Life in Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers:
      The Role of Video-Controlled Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery: SEPS

30. Gene Therapy in Wound Healing

31. Perspectives in Wound Management: New Technologies or more concerted

32. What’s new in research on endpoints

33. New Pharmacological Agents in Wound Healing

34. Exudate Management Workshop

35. Difficult Ulcers: Treatment Proposals

36. Slovenian Nurses’ Views on Pain and Trauma at Wound Dressing Changes

37. Use of Advance Dressings plus Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (OTI) in Chronic
      Wounds: A Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation

38. Neoplastic Wounds Treatment in Patients under Palliative Treatments

39. The Diabetic Foot: A Multidisciplinary Approach

40. The Effects of PostOperative Patient Warming on Wound Healing
      and Pain after Clean Surgery

41. A new possibility for computer assisted wound measurement

42. Bacterial Load in relation to Vacuum-Assisted Closure Wound Therapy

43. Potent AntiBacterial Effects of Polyhexamethylenebiguanide on Common
      Chronic Ulcer-Derived Bacteria

44. Installationvacuumsealing Technique with PVA-Foam and Lavasept for
      Treatment of Osteomyelitis and Soft Tissue Infection

45. Abstinence from Smoking Enhances Neutrophil Bactericidal Activity and
      Reduces Wound Infection

46. Treatment Protocol for Non Healing Chronic Wounds of Lower Limbs with
      Alloplastic Glycerolized Skin

47. The Importance of Mannose-binding-lectin (MBL) in Wound Healing

48. Surveillance of Surgical Site Infections following Coronary Artery
      By-pass-grafts within 60 days of Surgery:
      Methodological Consideration

49. Compression Bandages: Principles and Definitions

50. Compression Therapy: A Guide to Safe Practice

51. Pathophysiology of Compression

52. Evaluating elastocompression effectiveness: from theory to practice

53. Mechanic debridment

54. Nutrition and Pressure Sores

55. Systemic Diseases, Wound and Inflammatory Ulcers

56. Pyoderma Gangrenosum

57. Microangiopathic Ulcers

58. Burn Wounds: A Peculiar Lesion in the Paediatric Age

59. A Comparison of two Peri-Wound Skin Protectants in Venous Leg Ulcers;
      A Randomised Controlled Trial

60. Morbid Bony Prominences and Pressure Ulcer

61. Use of Autologous Skin Grafting for the Treatment of Lower Leg Cutaneous

62. Fourth Aislec Epidemiological Research on Cutaneous Lesions in Home Care
      and Geriatric Care

63. Clinical Evaluation of a New Wound Dressing, Urgotol, in the Local
      Treatment of Acute and Chronic Wounds

64. An Experience on Costs Optimization in Pressure Ulcers Prevention

65. Pressure Sores in Assistance Structures for Elderly People: Prevalence
      Study in three Local Health Units in Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy 2001-2002

66. How Will Cost-effectiveness Dilemmas in Wound Healing Change 2003-10?

67. Cost-effectiveness of Compression Therapy: The EWMA Position Document

68. Availability of Advanced Dressing in Italy between Reimbursement and

69. Finding Bacteria in Wounds. Are you being Mislead?

69A Wound Biopsy Workshop

70. The Condivision Program and Skin Lesions

71. Digital Documentation System with Integrated Data-analysis

72. A Route to Enhanced Competence for Tissue Viability Nurse Specialists

73. The Role of Education in Pressure Ulcer Guideline Implementation

74. Building the Multi-professional Wound Care Team: The Integration of a
      Nurse Consultant Role

75. The Problem of Leg Ulcer in Portugal

76. Health Promoting Hospital Net: Project of the Azienda Ospedaliera
      Universitaria Pisana for Prevention of Decubitus Diseases

77. Management of Surrounding Skin

78. The Treatment of Lymphedema and Phlebolymphedema with
      Short-stretch Bandages

79. Towards a Framework for Lymphoedema Management

80. Efficacy of a Short-Stretch Tubelar Compression Orthosis Compared ot a Mai
      Elastic Bandage in the Treatment of Venouse Ulcers

81. Randomised Trial Comparing Four Layer with Cohesive  short Stretch
      Compression Bandaging in the Management of Chronic Venous Ulceration

82. Bandage Ad Hoc for each Patient

83. A Multi-Centre Randomised Study Comparing a New Innovative
      Vari-Stretch Compression Bandaging System with a Traditional Multi-Layer
      Compression Bandage System, for the Management of Venous Leg Ulcers

84. Compression for Venous Leg Ulcers via Bandages or Stockings: Results of
      a Pilot Study Comparing the Performance of a Two Layered Compression
      Stocking System with that of Short Stretch Bandage

85. Not available

86. Not available

87. Not available

88. Not available

89. Bandaging for Venous Leg Ulcers

90. Physiopathology and Evaluation of Pain

91. A Comparison of Light Reflection Rhegraphy and Duplex Scanning in the
      Diagnosis of Chronic Venous Insufficiency

92. A Clinical Outcome Tracking Evalution of an Adhesive Hydrocellular Foam
      and a Self Adherent Foam Wound Dressing in a US Nursing Home Setting

93. Incidence and Risk Factors of Pressure Ulcers among Patients with HIV/AIDS

94. Is Deep Venous Insufficiency Associated with Poor Healing after Split Skin
      Transplantation in Venous Leg Ulcer Patients?

95. Continuity of Nursing Activities between the Hospital and the District

96. The use of a Hyperproteinic Integrator in Pressure Ulcers Management

97. Surgical Approach to Venous Ulcers

98. Not available

99. A New Team Approach to the Care of the Diabetic Foot

100. Two Heads are Better than One: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to

101. Not available

102. Malignant Cutaneous Wounds




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