2011 Oral Abstracts

1. WHY IS EWMA INTERESTED IN UNDERSTANDING THE PATIENT’S EXPERIENCE?

2. UNDERSTANDING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE: DOES EMPOWERMENT LINK TO CLINICAL PRACTICE?

5. WOUND EDUCATION: UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING IN HEALTH EDUCATION

6. THE BENEFITS OF INTER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR POSTGRADUATE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WITH A SPECIALIST INTEREST IN WOUND MANAGEMENT

7. WHY WOUND HEALING SHOULD EXIST IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

8. WOUND MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

9. DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION OF AN INSTRUMENT TO ASSESS VENOUS LEG ULCER LIFESTYLE KNOWLEDGE

10. IMPROVING THE VISUAL ASSESSMENT OF VENOUS LEG ULCERATION

11. COMPRESSION THERAPY IN IMMOBILE OR WITH LIMITED MOBILITY PATIENTS AFFECTED BY LEG ULCERS

13. THE EFFECT OF COMPRESSION THERAPY ON VENOUS ULCER

14. VENOUS ULCER MANAGEMENT IN PRIMARY CARE SETTINGS: PRACTICE NURSES AND BEST PRACTICE

15. NON-HEALING ULCERS IN PRIMARY ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

16. INVESTIGATIONS OF ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS AND ENDOTHELIAL CELLS INVOLVED IN NEOVASCULARIZATION IN THE WOUND HEALING OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER WITH A 2-HERB FORMULA

17. IMPACT OF A STRUCTURED PATHWAY FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DIABETIC ULCERS IN A OUTPATIENTS DIABETES SERVICE

18. INVESTMENT IN DIABETIC FOOT SERVICES- REDUCING THE DRAIN ON RESOURCES?

19. MAXIMIZING FOOT SALVAGE BY USING DERMAL SUBSTITUTE IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT INFECTION

21. HEALING TIME AND LIMB SALVAGE ACCORDING TO DEGREE OF REVASCULARIZATION IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT

24. SKIN OWN BACTERIA MAY AGGRAVATE INFLAMMATORY AND OCCLUSIVE CHANGES IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC ARTERIES OF LOWER LIMBS

26. POLYMORPHISM OF GENES FOR CERTAIN FACTORS OF COAGULATION AND FIBRINOLYTIC SYSTEM IN PATIENTS WITH EXTENSIVE SEPTIC WOUNDS

27. ASP299GLY TLR4 GENE POLYMORPHISM PREDISPOSING TO NON-UNION OF LONG BONE FRACTURES

28. COLLECTION OF SAMPLES FROM WOUNDS FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL TESTING IN SURGERY: A COMPARISON OF THE METHODS OF SWABBING AND IMPRINTING

30. MICROVASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS

31. WOUND PH AND ITS ROLE IN WOUND DIAGNOSTICS;COULD THIS BE A SIMPLE WAY FORWARD?

32. WOUND DIAGNOSTICS

33. DIAGNOSTICS OF INFECTION

34. INTRODUCTION TO PAIN; THE SIZE AND IMPACT OF PAIN IN CHRONIC WOUNDS

35. THE MECHANISMS OF PAIN AND THE ASSESSMENT OF PAIN RELATING TO PATIENTS WITH WOUNDS

36. INTEGRATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT INTO NURSING PRACTICE: A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO ADHERENCE TO LEG ULCER TREATMENT

37. RCT COMPARING COLLAGEN AND FOAM DRESSINGS IN PRESSURE ULCERS EVALUATING THEIR INFLUENCE ON HEALING TIME ANGIOGENESIS AND PRO-INFLAMMATORY CELLS

38. A PROSPECTIVE PILOT STUDY OF ATYPICAL PRESSURE ULCERS PRESENTATION IN A SKILLED NURSING SETTING

39. ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD AUDITING TO IMPROVE THE USE OF WATERLOW RISK ASSESSMENT AND APPROPRIATE MATTRESS SELECTION

40. PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION AT SPINAL CORD INJURY (SCI) PATIENTS AFTER PLASTIC SURGERY

42. THE TREATMENT EXPERIENCE OF 330 PRESSURE SORES IN ONE SURGICAL UNIT

43. UNDERSTANDING SENIOR COMMUNITY NURSES’ CHOICES THROUGH THE DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT APPROACH MANAGING THE PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTATIVE CARE-PLANS FOR OLDER PATIENTS AT RISK

44. THE EFFICACY OF ELECTRO STIMULATION TO STIMULATE WOUND HEALING IN PATIENTS CHRONIC SKIN WOUNDS

45. THE USE OF A SPECIALIZED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT FOR DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS REDUCES THE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS AND THE COST OF THE TREATMENT

46. THE RESULTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE WOUND AUDIT IN A UK PRIMARY CARE TRUST

47. LOW WOUND PREVALENCE AND COST BURDEN: THE IMPACT OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY WOUND SPECIALIST TEAM

48. COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF INVESTING ON PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION DEVICES

49. DIABETIC PATIENTS AFTER BELOW-KNEE BYPASS SURGERY: A NEW TRANS-SECTORAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONCEPT DECREASES THE REHOSPITALISATION RATE

50. COST-BENEFIT-ANALYSIS IN CHRONIC WOUND CARE CLUSTERANALYSIS AND COST TYPOLOGY

51. COMMISSIONING TISSUE VIABILITY SERVICES IN THE ACUTE SECTOR TO DRIVE EFFICIENCY SAVINGS

52. DO FINE MESH POLYAMIDE SOFT SILICONE WOUND CONTACT LAYER DRESSINGS PRODUCE COST SAVINGS ACROSS A RANGE OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AND WOUND TYPES

53. THE POSIBILITY TO USE EBN IN WOUND MANAGEMENT – EXPERIENCE OF GERIATRIC NURSES

54. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE VALID CASE STUDY (CASUISTRY) PREPARATION IN WOUND MANAGEMENT

55. SPEED DATING WITH THE WOUND CARE INDUSTRY: A NOVEL APPROACH TO PROVIDING TISSUE VIABILITY EDUCATION

56. ENSURING EQUITABLE WOUND MANAGEMENT EDUCATION WITHIN THE AUSTRALIAN CONTEXT

57. PROBLEM WOUNDS TREATED IN PATIENT’S HOME BY SPECIALIZED NURSES, A HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT

58. ENABLING CLINICIANS TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE-BASED CLIENT EDUCATION: OUTCOMES OF AN E-LEARNING INITIATIVE FOR PEOPLE WITH VENOUS LEG ULCERS

59. EVIDENCE BASED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE USE OF NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUDN THERAPY IN CHRONIC WOUNDS: STEPS TOWARDS AN INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS

61. MATRIX THERAPY IN REGENERATIVE MEDICINE APPLIED TO CHRONIC WOUNDS

62. L-PROLINE ADMINISTRATION ACCELERATES COLLAGEN MATURATION DURING WOUND HEALING IN RATS

63. THE ROLE OF HUMAN AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE IN ACUTE AND CHRONIC WOUNDS AND ITS OUTCOME

64. CUTANEOUS WOUND REPAIR FOLLOWING CRYOSURGERY: OBSERVATIONS BY CONFOCAL LASER SCANNING MICROSCOPY

65. IDENTIFICATION OF THE PROTEASE MODULATING ACTIVITY OF A NOVEL FOAM DRESSING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC WOUNDS

67. CELL GROWTH IN FISH SKIN DERIVED COLLAGEN WOUND MATRIX

68. OVERVIEW OF ULTRASONIC TRANSPORT OF DISSOLVED OXYGEN IN TISSUE USING SAW TECHNOLOGY

69. NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY WITH SALINE INSTILLATION (NPWTI) INCREASES GRANULATION TISSUE THICKNESS COMPARED TO NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY (NPWT) ALONE IN A PORCINE WOUND MODEL

70. ELECTRIC MUSCLE PUMP ACTIVATION INCREASES VENOUS OUTFLOW IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

71. TREATMENT APPROACHES TO NECROTIZING FASCIITIS SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE FOR 5 YEARS

72. PERIPHERAL NEURAL FUNCTION OF OLDER ADULTS IMPROVED USING SUBSENSORY STOCHASTIC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION

73. DEVELOPMENT OF A RAPID POINT OF CARE PROTEASE
DIAGNOSTIC FOR CHRONIC WOUNDS

74. WOUNDS AS A PROGNOSTIC FACTOR IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED ILLNESS

75. RCT COMPARING TREATMENT OUTCOME AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF TWO COMPRESSION BANDAGING SYSTEMS AND STANDARD CARE WITHOUT COMPRESSION IN VENOUS LEG ULCER PATIENTS

76. EXPANDED VASCULARISED FLAPS IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF CHRONIC WOUNDS

77. EVALUATION OF DIGITAL IMAGES QUALITY FOR DISTANT ASSESMENT OF BURNS IN TELEMEDICINE

78. PATIENT’S EXPERIENCES OF WOUND THERAPY USING VACUUM

79. INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR CLINICAL COMPLICATIONS AT SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFT HARVESTING SITES FOLLOWING AORTO-CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY PROCEDURES

80. RCT COMPARING A POLIHEXANIDE CONTAINING BIOCELLULOSE DRESSING WITH SILVER SULFADIAZINE CREAM IN PARTIAL–THICKNESS DERMAL BURNS

82. A NON-INFERIORITY RANDOMISED CONTROLLED STUDY COMPARING ANAESTHESIA OBTAINED VIA APPLICATION OF TOPICAL LIDOCAINE PUTTY COMPARED TO INFILTRATION OF LIDOCAINE FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE LACERATIONS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

83. EFFECT OF EARLY SURGICAL TREATMENT OF BURN WOUNDS IN THE HEALING AND FUNCTIONAL AND AESTHETIC OUTCOMES

84. HYDRATION RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY DRESSSINGS ARE A USEFUL ALTERNATIVE TO HYDROFIBRE / HYDROCOLLOID IN HEAVILY EXUDATING ACUTE ORTHOPAEDIC WOUNDS

85. SOFT SILICONEFOAM DRESSINGS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF RADIATION-INDUCED ERYTHEMA: A SYSTEMATIC IN-PATIENT CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIAL

86. ENZYME-BIOFUNCTIONALIZED NANOFIBERS AS A NEW MATERIAL FOR WOUND TREATMENT

87. ELECTROSPUN NANOFIBER WOUND DRESSINGS

88. DIFFERENT METHODS OF TOPICAL TREATMENT OF NONINFECTED
CHRONICLE WOUNDS IN CASES OF DIFFERENT
STAGES OF PERFUSION OF SYNDROME OF DIABETIC
FOOT (SDF)

90. THE WOUND CARE SYMPHONY; DO ALL PLAYERS HARMONIZE?

91. IMPROVENT OF PERI-WOUND SKIN CONDITION INCREASES VENOUS LEG ULCER HEALING RATES: RCT COMPARING A BIO-CELLULOSE DRESSING WITH A FOAM

92. CHANGING KNOWLEDGE, BEHAVIOUR AND COMPRESSION USE: OUTCOMES OF AN E-LEARNING PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH VENOUS LEG ULCERS

93. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE FIBRIN TISSUE IN CHRONIC AND ACUTE WOUNDS

94. MEASUREMENT QUALITY OF LIFE AND HEALING IN PATIENTS WITH VENOUS ULCERS VALIDATION: “CHARING CROSS VENOUS ULCER QUESTIONNAIRE VERSION SPANISH (CCVUQ-E) AND»PRESSURE ULCER SCALE FOR HEALING VERSION SPANISH (PUSH-E)”

96. WHAT ARE THE INDICATORS OF QUALITY IN WOUND CARE?

97. THE INCIDENCE AND ETIOLOGICAL DISTRIBUTION OF CHRONIC WOUNDS IN SERBIA

98. ACCURACY AND REPEATABILITY OF AREA MEASUREMENTS ON LARGE AREAS OF ERYTHEMA USING AN ELECTRONIC WOUND ASSESSMENT DEVICE*

99. MODERN POSSIBILITIES FOR LOCAL TREATMENT OF PURULENT WOUNDS

100. USING THE POSAS SCALE (PATIENT AND OBSERVER SCAR ASSESSMENT SCALE) IN FRENCH IN THE EVALUATION OF POST TRAUMATIC SCARS OF THE LOWER LIMBS

101. TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS MEANT BY MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES AND WHETHER THEY EXIST IN WOUND CARE

104. MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH FOR WOUND CARE STANDARDS AND INNOVATION

105. PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

106. THE IMPACT OF CHRONIC WOUNDS ON HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL BEING OF PATIENTS

107. THE ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND HEALING OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS

108. LIVING WITH A CHRONIC WOUND – LEARNING FROM PATIENTS’ STORIES

109. NUTRITION AND WOUND HEALING

110. THE METHODS OF ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS

111. CHRONIC WOUNDS, THE DIFFICULT ART OF NUTRITIONAL REHABILITATION

112. SPECIFIC NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT FOR PRESSURE ULCER HEALING IN NON-MALNOURISHED PATIENTS; A VALUE BASED INTERVENTION. RESULTS OF THE CUBE STUDY

114. EWMA – ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE CLINICAL PRACTICE OF WOUND MANAGEMENT

115. THE CURRENT EDUCATION PROJECTS OF EWMA

116. EWMA PATIENT OUTCOME GROUP

117. EWMA AND IMPLEMENTATION

118. OVERGROWTH AND ITS REVERSAL IN WOUND HEALING AND LYMPHOEDEMA

119. KNOWLEDGE DEFICITS AND UNDERLYING PROCESSES IN (INFORMATION) SEEKING BEHAVIOUR IN LEG ULCER PATIENTS: AN EXPLORATORY QUALITATIVE STUDY

120. VENUS III: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ULTRASOUND FOR ‘HARD TO HEAL’ VENOUS LEG ULCERS

121. A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO EVALUATE ELASTIC VERSUS INELASTIC COMPRESSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF VENOUS ULCERS

122. ACCELERATION OF VENOUS ULCER HEALING USING A TOPICAL CONNEXIN43 ANTISENSE COMPOUND: PHASE 2 RESULTS

123. LEG ULCER CONSULTATION IN PRIMARY CARE: 2009 EXPERIENCE

124. ABNORMAL CONNEXIN43 EXPRESSION IN CHRONIC WOUNDS MAY PERTURB HEALING

125. THE PROBLEM OF BURN WOUND PAIN: CHRONIC PROFILES

126. REDUCTION OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING CARDIAC SURGERY

127. A SURVEY OF THE EFFICACY OF WOUND CARE ORGANISATION IN DISSEMINATION OF CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES

128. INTESTINAL FISTULA TREATED WITH DIRECT CONTROLLED NEGATIV PRESSURE (CNP) THERAPY

129. EFFECTS OF A PERIOPERATIVE SPECIFIC ORAL SUPPLEMENTATION IN HIP FRACTURE OLD PATIENTS

130. DEMENTIA AND CHRONIC WOUNDS

131. NON-COMPLIANCE IN DIABETIC FOOT CARE (RESULTS OF A LITERATURE REVIEW)

133. A CLINICAL STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE BIOCHEMICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HEALING AND NON-HEALING DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS

134. EFFECTIVENESS OF HYPEROXYGENATED FATTY ACIDS IN THE LOCAL OXYGENATION OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC FOOT

135. THE DIFFERENCES IN SELECTED PSYCHOSOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT THE DIABETIC FOOT

136. FACTORS INFLUENCING HEALING OF DIABETIC ULCERS AFTER INFRA-POPLITEAL PTA

137. IMPLEMENTATION OF A LEG ULCER STRATEGY IN EASTERN EUROPE

138. EWMA LEG ULCER PROJECT - POLISH STRATEGY MODEL

141. TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH: IMPLEMENTATION FROM BENCH TO BED. PROTOCOLS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING & WOUND REPAIR

142. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF WORK-PLACE BEHAVIOUR CHANGE, INCLUDING THE BARRIERS TO ADOPTING AND SUSTAINING NEW PRACTICE

143. LINKS BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION AND EDUCATION & TRAINING

144. IMPLEMENTATION OF LIFE STYLE ADVICE: AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF LEG ULCER TREATMENT

145. ADOPTING NEW KNOWLEDGE ON PATIENT CARE: EVIDENCE OF IMPLEMENTATION

146. STEM CELLS IN WOUND HEALING: A NEAR FUTURE?

147. BACTERIOFAGES FOR TREATMENT OF SEVERE INFECTIONS: A NEW WAY FOR THE FUTURE?

148. MAGGOT THERAPY TOMORROW: RESEARCH CHALLENGING PATIENTS BETTER OUTCOME

149. NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY AND INSTILLATION FOR INFECTED WOUNDS

150. INFECTION IN SURGICAL PATIENTS: LATEST ADVANCES FOR BETTER OUTCOME?

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