This workshop will provide an overview of common skin problems of the wound edge and the surrounding skin. Strategies for the prevention of wound-associated skin problems and some treatments will be described. The focus will be on the practical aspects of choosing a skin care regimen for different skin states of periwound skin. Different galenic formulations of skin care products will be presented and tested during the workshop.
Luc Gryson, MSc Nursing, Medical and Hospital management, MA professional education, Director WZC Clep Nursing Home, Belgium
WZC Minnewater Nursing Home Mintus, Military Hospital Brussels Chronic Wound Clinic
Michael Mühlstadt, Dr., Switzerland
Certified Micrographic Surgeon and Trainer (European Society for Micrographic Surgery), Head of the Dermatosurgery Unit, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Service de dermatologie et vénéréologie, CH-1211 Genève 14