EWMA 2019, 5-7 June

Wound Care in Fragile Populations

Objectives

At the end of this session, learner will be able to:

  • Describe the unique considerations for fragile patients
  • Recognize non-avoidable lesions
  • Understand the challenges of managing lesions in those living with mental health issues

Thursday, 6 June 

17.15–18.15  

Room: A4


Speakers

Tissue Viability and Mental Health   

Anita Kilroy-Findley, UK


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Paediatric Wound Care    

Anna-Barbara Schlüer, PhD, MScN, RN, Switzerland

Head of the Department of Nursing Science

University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland


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SCALE: Skin changes at life’s end, non-avoidable wounds in palliative patients

Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, CCNS-APN, MAPWCA, FAAN, United States

Past President of the International Skin Tear Advisory Board; Past President’s of National Pressure Ulcer Advisory (2000-2001) and Board Member (2017)