EWMA 2020: The Impact of Lifestyle Factors on Wound Management


  • Systemise knowledge of different lifestyle factors and provide recommendations to both health care professionals and patients on how to optimise the wound-healing process by adopting better lifestyle habits
  • Discuss general recommendations that could be further tailored to specific patient populations
  • Discuss how to empower patients to make choices and be conscious about the effect of lifestyle on their condition 


Psychology of behavioural interventions – UCL Centre for Behavioural Change

Elizabeth Corker, Dr., United Kingdom

Centre for Behaviour Change University College London

Nutrition aspect and its importance in patients with wounds

Lubos Sobotka, Prof., MD, PhD, Czech Republic

3rd Department of Medicine, Metabolic Care & Gerontology, Medical Faculty Hradec Kralove, Charles University in Prague

Quality of Life in Wound Care

Sebastian Probst, Prof., Switzerland

School of Health Sciences, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland

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