EWMA Conference 2019

Symposia Wednesday 9 May


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Time: 12.30-13.30 

Room: Wisla

Title:

New Biofilm Science, Clinical Evidence on Pain and Self-Care: From Bench to Bedside

Chair:

Georgina Gethin

Speakers

Georgina Gethin:

Challenges to wound healing, including biofilms – what do we really
know?
New approach by L&R to explore new research into the management
of biofilms.
Epidemiology: How big is the challenge and cost of non-healing of
chronic wounds?

Kevin Woo:

Clinical Practice in Canada.
Lab studies th rough to clinical outcomes: New evidence to aid assessmentand treatment.
Addressing the power of anticipatory pain and the link with inflammation and non-healing.
Case study evidence to support debridement with Debrisoft monofilament technology, potential biofilm disruption and wound improvement.

Tomasz Banasiewicz:

Clinical Practice in Poland
Potential for cost savings with effective debridement using Debrisoft.

Justine Whitaker:

What about the patient? Self-care, effects of debridement on the action of compression.
New ways of linking wound care and compression on the skin and lymphatics.
Wound care solutions for symptom management used in conjunction with compression.


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Time: 12:30-13:30

Title:

Room: Bratyslawa

The gap challenge in clinical practice – How do you manage it?

Chair:

Speakers

Pernille Singer

Caroline Dowsett:

The challenge with the gap - using the Triangle of Wound Assessment to identify the gap

Bernd Von Hallern:

Managing the gap in clinical practice

Marcelo Liberato:

Closing the gap – a structured approach when managing Leg Ulcers in Brazil


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Room: Wisla

Title:

Obecne wyzwania w leczenia ran przewlekłych

Chair:

Tomasz Banasiewicz

Speakers

Tomasz Banasiewicz:

Obecne wyzwania w leczenia ran przewlekłych 

Marcin Malka:

Efektywne metody oczyszczania ran

Tomasz Banasiewicz:

Moleculight – jak rozpoznać zakażoną ranę i jak ją efektywnie leczyć 

Marek Kawecki & Marcin Malka:

PICO – praktyczne wskazówki 


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Title:

Room: Dunaj

Complex Acute Wounds: Skin Tears

Chair:

Speakers

Kimberly LeBlanc, Karen Campbell

Kimberly LeBlanc, Karen Campbell, Kevin Woo:

The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) presenting the first global consensus document on the prediction, prevention, assessment and management of skin tears


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Title:

Room: Bratyslawa

Combining Hydrofiber® Technology with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Avelle™ NPWT System Update and Recent Clinical Experiences

Chair:

Speakers

Ralf U. Peter

Tomasz Banasiewicz

Clinical Benefits of Avelle™ NPWT System: a novel solution

Ralf U. Peter:

Overcoming Wound Care Challenges by combining Hydrofiber® Technology and Avelle™ NPWT system

Steve Bishop:

Innovations in Hydrofiber® Technology: The Avelle™ NPWT System

Joy Tickle:

Community Clinical Experiences with the Avelle™ NPWT System


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Room: LWOW B+C

Title:

NATROX® therapy: a vital element in wound healing

Chair:

Paul Hayes

Speakers

Paul Hayes:

The role of oxygen therapy in healing

Hanna Kaufmann:

Does NATROX® Oxygen Wound Therapy really work?

Thomas Serena:

What is the future of oxygen therapy and innovative technologies?


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Title:

Room: Wieden B

Enter the World of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Using Early Detection Technology

Chair:

Speakers

Paulo Alves

Zena Moore:

A Novel Technology for Objective and Quantitative Early Pressure Ulcer Detection, as an Adjunct to Clinical Judgment

Amit Gefen:

The Etiology of Pressure Ulcers and the Need to Assess Early Signs of Cell Damage and Pressure Ulcer Risk

Jeanette Milne:

Translating Risk Assessment of Early Detection Technology to Clinical Practice


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Title:

Room: Budapest A+B

From T.I.M.E. to TIMER: Regenerative approach to wound healing with hyaluronic acid-based dressings

Chair:

Speakers

C. Caravaggi

A. Passi:

Role of hyaluronic acid in each wound healing stage

L. Hyde:

The topical use of hyaluronic acid products in a paediatric burn centre

C. Caravaggi:

TIMER: a new acronym for a global treatment protocol for diabetic foot ulcers


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Time: 15:30-16:30

Title:

Room: Budapest C

Rub your eyes – rethink amputations, necrosis and hopeless cases!

Chair:

Speakers

Michael Sander

Colin Krüger:

Minimal invasive treatment and closed retroperitoneal lavage with Granudacyne as a treatment option in a patient with severe necrotizing pancratitis – a case study.

Borripatara Wongprachum:

Use of adjunctive haemoglobin spray in complicated diabetic foot ulcers with high risk of foot amputation.

Krasowski Grzegorzi:

Topical use of hemoglobin - an effective source of oxygen to the wound. Which patients will benefit the most?