EWMA 2019, 5-7 June

Malignant Fungating Wounds

Objectives

After this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategies to reduce the burden of symptoms relating to MFWs
  • Develop an individualized management plan within an interdisciplinary team
  • Select the appropriate topical treatments) for a patient with a MFW


Wednesday, 5 June  

13.45–15.00  

Room: A4


Speakers

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Overview of the management of malignant fungating wounds

Sebastian Probst, Switzerland

Editor of the EWMA Journal

School of Health Sciences

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland


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MFW wound assessment tools: current state of the art

Georgina Gethin, Ireland

Honorary Secretary, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University Galway, Ireland


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Cinnamon dressing (first results)

Isabelle Fromantin, PhD, France

Wound Care Unit, Nurse PhD

Institut Curie, Departement d'Anesthésie, France