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PROGRAMME 23rd Conference of the European Wound Management Association

EWMA 2013 15 -17 May 路 2013 路 Copenhagen 路 Denmark

Organised by the European Wound Management Association in cooperation with the Danish Wound Healing Society



Pre-registration event in foyer


EWMA UCM: Initial gathering



Introduction to wound management for undergraduate students (11:45-13:15)

Lunch & exhibition


E-poster sessions: Acute wounds, Wound assessment, Devices & intervention, Diabetic foot


Paper poster sessions: Pressure ulcer, Devices and intervention, Education, Wound assessment, Prevention, Diabetic foot, Quality of life, Other


Satellite symposium: New dressing design for superior absorption and secure fit

Key session: Regenerative medicine

Chairs: G. Jukema, V. del Marmol 6. M. Tomic-Canic: Mechanism of inhibition of wound healing challenging patients outcome 7. M. Ulrich: Regenerative medicine in burn wound healing: Aiming for the perfect skin 8. G. Mascré: Distinct Contribution of Stem and Progenitor Cells to Epidermal Maintenance

Chair: D. Armstrong D. Upton: A new light on pain and trauma related to NPWT P. Chadwick: How costly is wound and tissue trauma – and the resulting pain? R. Jelnes: Cost justification in wound care Sponsored by Mölnlycke

Free paper session: Leg ulcers I

Chairs: R. Jelnes, J. Verdú Soriano 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15


Coffee break E-poster sessions: Education, Pain, Infection


Paper poster sessions: Basic science Satellite symposium: EPA, guiding treatment decisions for improved clinical results and cost effective care

Chair: S. Läuchli Dr. Anichini: Testing for EPA and targeting treatment in clinical practice Dr. Dowsett: Economic implications of implementing a ‘test and treat’ approach to care Pr. Duteille: EPA, a predictor of skin graft failure. Implications for standard practice Sponsored by Systagenix

Key Session: Improving patient safety – zero tolerance to pressure ulcers

Free paper session: Infection

Chairs: E. W. Henneberg, D. Huljev 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Satellite symposium: Why won’t this wound heal? Strategies for breaking the biofilm barrier Chair: C. Lindholm A. McBain K. Harding T.A. Mustoe

Russian symposium: Overview of the situation of care in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Chairs: R. Rimdeika, Z. Moore A. Baindurashvili V. Kenis A. Alekseev G. Kozinets L. Rubanov

Russian symposium: Organisation of care and implementation barriers

Chairs: R. Rimdeika, A. Baindurashvili, A. Alekseev I. V. Gurieva V. Obolenskiy TBA: European/Russian industry perspectives

S. Läuchli L. Gryson


24. A.Gefen: Biomechnical modeling of micro­ climate factors and their effect on skin integrity 25. M. Clark: Microclimate and support surface studies (theoretical framework and factors affecting the microclimate at the skin-support interface; design of better support surfaces etc.) 26. J. Kottner: Microclimate and the skin barrier function 

Satellite symposium: “Designing for Wellbeing” – An approach to reducing the cost of wounds for both patients and budgets T. Hurd T. Harrison

Free paper session: Dressings and wound assessment Chairs: J. Lykke Sørensen, M. Koschnick 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33

Russian symposium:


EWMA focus: debridement and antimicrobial

Chairs: R. Rimdeika T.Young: EWMA debridement document F. Gottrup: EWMA antimicrobial document



12:00-12:25 How Excessive Inflammation Delays Healing Dr. Julian Stoddart

Key Session: Home care – wound care


Chairs: A. Fagerdahl, B. den Boogert-Ruimschotel 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

Free paper session: Education Chairs: S. Probst, S. Bermark 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46

Chair: G. Mosti G. Mosti: Cutimed Sorbact vs. Silver Dressings – Quantitative analysis of bacterial load reduction A. Probst: Effectively treating micosis in skinfolds with Cutimed Sorbact M. Ciliberti: Negative pressure wound therapy with Cutimed Sorbact

Sponsored by BSN

Workshop: Compression bandaging

Chair: S. Probst, G. Gethin H. Strapp 49. S. Probst: Home Care – What are the issues and N. McLain challenges of wound-treatment 50. I. Futtrup: Using a health technology assessment tool for patients with pressure ulcers in the home care setting 51. I. Fasterholdt: Economic aspects of home care – experiences from a Danish University Hospital


Free paper session: Quality of life and Nutrition

Satellite symposium: Cutimed® Sorbact® – The safe and effective alternative in anti­microbial therapy

Sponsored by Smith & Nephew

Limited number of seats (30)

11:30-11:55 Reducing skin damage and pain associated with radiotherapy Heather Hodgson, Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

EPUAP guest session: Support surfaces, microclimate and skin conditions

Sponsored by Convatec

Workshop: Skincare of patients with a chronic wound

EWMA chair: Z. Moore DSFP chairs: B. Lilja, V. Rischel 47. B. Lilja: Patients safety in general 48. H. Laing: Zero tolerance – UK experiences


S. Bermark, B. Wahlers: Pressure ulcers B. Ramskover, M. Lundgren: Diabetic Foot Ulcers S. Bale: Career options for nurses in wound management W. McGuiness: The value of international cooperation and student exchange within the field of wound management

Satellite symposium: Pain and trauma in patients receiving NPWT and other advanced wound care treatments; impact on cost and QoL

15:00:15:30 15:30-16:30




Chair: G. Harkins E. Hansen: Design for the future – ­customer based innovation C. Dowsett: Importance of exucate absorbtion and management for wound healing G. Harkins: New Biatain Silicone – design for superior absorption and secure fit Sponsored by Coloplast



Opening plenary session: Multidisciplinarity and organisation of care (10:00-11:30) Chairs: Z. Moore, F. Gottrup F. Gottrup: EWMAs projects and initiatives on the multidisciplinary approach to care 1. Z. Moore: A multidisciplinary approach – the light at the end of the tunnel 2. W. McGuiness: How we work multidisciplinary in Australia 3. R. Snyder: What are the major controversies in working multidisciplinary in USA? 4. B. Lilja: The patient perspective of the multidisciplinary approach and how to secure patient safety 5. M. Grønvold: Examples of multidisciplinary collaboration from cancer and palliative care




EWMA Scientific Recorder G. Jukema, EWMA President J. Apelqvist, DSFS President E.W. Henneberg




Opening ceremony (09:30-10:00)


WEDNESDAY 15 MAY  ·  REGISTRATION 07:30-18:30  ·  EXHIBITION 11:00-17:00




Workshop: Podiatry

A. Rasmussen M. Lundgreen

Limited number of seats


Positive Experiences of Reduced Inflammation in Surgical Wounds Prof. Amran Shorki, Dr. Julian Stoddart











THURSDAY 16 MAY 08:00-09:30 Free paper session:

THURSDAY 16 MAY  ·  REGISTRATION 07:00-18:00  ·  EXHIBITION 09:00-17:00

e-Health and home care

EWMA Education

Chair: Z. Moore Chairs: A. Reoch, M. Annersten Z. Moore: Chairing & update on Gershater EWMA education committee work 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60 61. S. Holloway: Distance learning programmes of study: What are the ingredients for success? 62. E. Johansen: Blended learning 63. B. den Boogert-Ruimschotel: Picture driven education 64. S. Läuchli: E-learning for medical students

WAWLC session Chair: D. Keast D. Keast: Proposal of standard wound kit for use in resource-poor settings K. Asiedu: The RCT-study by WHO on basic wound care in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana J. MacDonald: Further perspectives on Haiti J. Rice: Wound care in the Pacific region

Russian symposium: Free paper session

Chairs: A. Baindurashvili, G. Kozinets 175, 176, 180, 181, 183, 184, 188, 189, 190

Diabetic foot symposium: IWGDF session

Free paper session: Devices and intervention

Free paper session: Acute wounds

Chair: K. Bakker A. Piaggesi: Pathophysiology and background of the diabetic foot J. Apelqvist: Amputation and the consequences K. Bakker: IWGDF diabetic foot guideline S. Morbach: The certified DF Clinic, learning from Germany

Chairs: N. Kecelj-Leskovec, S. Bale 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73

Chairs: C. M. Durante, P. Alves 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81

ETRS guest session: Wound healing and wound research, including wound infection and biofilm formation

Workshop: Implementation of patient safety initiatives (prevention of pressure ulces as a case)

09:30-10:00 Coffee break 10:00-11:00 Free paper session:

Leg ulcers II

Chairs: L. Gryson, K. Fogh 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87

Free paper session: Pressure ulcers

WAWLC free paper session Chair: D. Keast J. Rice: Aiding clinical educators to develop simple effective stimulating education programs for the Solomon Islands P. A. DeHeer: The Diabetic Foot – The Unique Role for Podiatry in the Developing World H. Vuagnat: Prevention of disability concerning buruli ulcers E. Comte: Challenges to improve the management of buruli ulcers

Chairs: M. Collier, P. L. Pancorbo Hidalgo 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93

Russian symposium: Free paper session Chairs: L. Rubanov, V. Kenis 182, 185, 187, 191, 192, 193

Diabetic foot symposium: Status on overall implementation of DF guidelines in the Nordic countries Chair: K. Kirketerp-Møller O. Andersen: Denmark – The process of elaborating DFU guidelines J. Frøkjær: Denmark M. Löndahl: Sweden V. Juutilainen: Finland T. Julsrud Berg: Norway

Satellite symposium: Can dressings prevent pressure ulcers? The NEW standard of practice


Chair: P. Alves E. Call: An Introduction to the issue of pressure ulcers and invitro work on shear, friction and microclimate P. Kalowes: Use of a silicone border sacrum dressing to reduce pressure ulcer formation in critically ill patients: A randomized clinical trial N. Santamaria: A change in practice: Results from the border trial P. Alves: A new standard of practice

WAWLC Guest session (MSF): Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Too advanced and too expensive for resource-poor settings?

Chair: H. Vuagnat J. Macdonald: NPWT experience in Haiti following the 2011 earthquake C. Durante: NPWT experience in the field hospital D. Zurovcik: NPWT the sustainable way D. Stoffel: NPWT experience in Lambarene, Gabon

F. Gottrup H. Smola

 Sponsored by Hartmann

Sponsored by Mölnlycke  11:15-12:00 Presentation of ICT-technologies now and in the future.

Satellite symposium: Valuable NPWT. But what comes after? And what to do in the outpatient setting?

Diabetic foot symposium: Monitoring and quality control: How can we prove the impact?

Chairs: G. Jukema, M. Flour V. Rischel 94. B. Coulomb: Cell therapy and tissue H. Laing remodeling: fibroblast or fibroblast? H. Phillips 95. D. Kletsas: The role of cellular senescence in tissue homeostasis and in cell replacement therapies 96. G. Jukema: Influence of topical negative pressure therapy ETRS on formation of new granulation tissue

Workshop: (10:00-11:30) Debridement C. Wyndham-White L.Chabal F.Gottrup

Limited number of seats

Chair: J. Apelqvist L. Panduro Jensen: Quality monitoring: Why, what and how? K. Vrangbæk: How do we monitor and benchmark organisational change and why is this important? S. Nuti: How to link performance measurement to performance management: the case of diabetic foot in Tuscany J. Larsson: Monitoring the effect of losing a horse shoe nail: The case from Sweden J. Apelqvist: Wrapping up – Future potential for use of data and Nordic collaboration

E-poster area, Exhibition hall

12:15-14:15 Lunch & exhibition 12:45-14:15 E-poster sessions: Dressings, Nutrition, Pressure ulcer, Prevention, Leg ulcer 12:45-14:15 Paper poster sessions: Dressings, Leg ulcer, Health organisation/health economics, Pain, Infection



09:30-09:55 Reducing skin damage and pain associated with radiotherapy Heather Hodgson, Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist




12:45-13:10 How Excessive Inflammation Delays Healing Dr. Julian Stoddart











THURSDAY 16 MAY Satellite symposium: Transformational healing leading to new futures

THURSDAY 16 MAY  ·  REGISTRATION 07:00-18:00  ·  EXHIBITION 09:00-17:00


Chair: L. Teót C. Lessing: Preclinical evidence for V.A.C.VeraFlo™ therapy L.Teót: The added value of V.A.C.VeraFlo™ therapy in relation to NPWT without instillation J. Lantis: The value of V.A.C.VeraFlo™ therapy in diabetic foot ulcers/ lower extremity wounds F. Greggersen: Health care cost efficiency when using V.A.C.VeraFlo™ therapy

Satellite symposium: Debridement – an integrated part of wound management

Workshop: Meet the experts in maggot therapy

Chairs: F. Gottrup, G. Jukema 97. F. Gottrup: Maggot therapy in a wound healing centre 98. G. Jukema: Maggots: the (re)search for evidence 99. W. Fleischman: Maggots for treatment of trauma injuries 100. T. Karlsmark: Changes in the surrounding skin when treating with maggots

Chair: C. Lindholm C. Lindholm: Wound management today – Selection of the adequate dressings and debridement methods T. Young: Debridement – the basis for an optimized woundhealing – EWMA debridement document – a summary K. Fogh: Evaluation of a new wound debrider from both patients and homecare nurses point of view R. Pietroletti: Economical comparison between three different types of debridement (autolytic and enzymatic vs mechanical debridement) in the homecare / ambulant area Sponsored by KCI Sponsored by Lohmann & Rauscher

14:30-15:00 Honorary lecture Chairs: J. Apelqvist, Z. Moore 101. F. Gottrup 15:00-15:30 Coffee break 15:00-15:30 E-poster sessions: Other, Basic science, Quality of life, Health economics and outcome 15:00-15:30 Paper poster sessions: Acute wounds 15:30-16:30 Satellite symposium:

Satellite symposium: The clinical and health economic Wound care in a cost sensitive burden of venous leg ulcers in environment: replacing NPWT the Nordic region with an advanced wound dressing – a delphi inquiry report Chair: H. Partsch C. Lindholm: How can we improve the outcomes in the treatment of VLU? O. Nelzén: Multidisciplinary teamwork with VLU patients improves the outcomes M. Hunt: Clinical aspects of applying compression bandages

Sponsored by 3M

Chair: J. Apelqvist K. Cutting: Replacing NPWT with an advanced wound dressing – a Delphi inquiry report S. Westgate: A comparative in-vitro evaluation of a Hydration Response Technology dressing and a fibrous dressing containing silver

WAWLC Guest session: Step by Step Chair: K. Bakker K. Bakker: Introduction S. Morbach: From Step by Step to “Train-the-Foot-Trainer“ (TtFT) courses: the philosophy behind it N. Campillo: The feed back of the first TtFT course held in the SACA region in 2012. The short term outcome from the Spanish speaking SACA countries M. Ndour Mbaye: What can be the role of a TtFT course in the French speaking African Countries: from a regional project in Dakar to a national project of decentralization and the start of African networking

 Sponsored by Sorbion 

16:30-17:30 Key Session:

Nutrition in wound care

Chairs: A. Laviano, L. Subotka 102. A. Laviano: Nutritional status: assessment and risk stratification 103. L. Subotka: Nutritional treatment and wound healing 104. M. Theila: Specific nutritional support: nutraceutics and molecular mechanisms

Step By Step

WAWLC / MSF Workshop: Open dialogue meeting: Can we define a list of essential dressing material for wound care (standard wound kit) in resource-poor settings?

Satellite symposium: Diabetic foot treatment; European and American perspectives Chair: J. Apelqvist J. Apelqvist: Best practices for diabetic foot ulcer treatment – Successful treatment and outcomes with Total Contact Casting (TCC) D. Weir: Preparing the diabetic foot ulcer for healing: Managing bioburden effectively – Including bacteria-binding therapy with Cutimed Sorbact

Chair: Mauri Läpentalo A. Piaggesi: Italy J. Aragón Sánchez: Spain

Panel discussion: Nordic Perspective – What are the most urgent steps to be taken to move the implementation agenda forwards?

Sponsored by BSN

Russian symposium:

Free paper session Chairs: A. Baindurashvili, V. Kenis

Chair: K. Asiedu


Diabetic foot symposium International perspectives on implementation

Satellite symposium: A quiz: Treating hard-to-heal wounds with a new generation of products. How? When? Why? Chair: R. White J. Haik K. Bernaerts

Sponsored by Flen Pharma

Key Session: Recent evidence – Vascularisation and amputation

Chairs: J. Apelqvist, J. Aragón Sánchez 105. G. Rümenapf: Revascularisation in the diabetic foot: why is a multidisciplinary approach essential? 106. R. Hinchliffe: Revascularisation of the ischemic diabetic foot ulcer – where is the evidence 107. M. Lepäntalo: When to revascularize? 108. T. Elgzyri: Factors related to outcome of neuroischemic/ ischemic foot ulcer in diabetic patients

Workshop: Dressings and topical agents J. Jordan O’Brien

Satellite symposium: Satellite symposium: Dechronification with PolyHeal Keeping us safe; the link between safe – A solution for problematic wounds patient handling, nurse injury and healthcare acquired pressure ulcers Chair: L. Téot S. Davis: Negatively Charged Microspheres (NCM)-Technology: A novel approach to treat non-healing wounds R. Peters: Evidence-based medicine: Clinical effect ofwound dechroni­ fication with PolyHeal TBA: Personal experience with PolyHeal in problematic acute wounds

Chair: M. Clark E. Hall: How the Stanford ERM model demonstrates the economics of safe patient handling. What it tells us about future intervention strategies and their potential? M. Humrickhouse: How Diligent has contributed to MCHC’s success. How US healthcare changes in value based purchasing increase the focus upon Never Events. How emphasising safe patient handling can be good for preventing pressure ulcers? H. Knibbe: How current research is looking an early mobilisation, safe patient handling with tissue viability. How these approaches could be taken to reduce HAPU in Europe. Sponsored by ArjoHuntleigh

Sponsored by Medi Wound

Workshop: Pressure ulcer prevention and pressure redistribution M. Van Etten

Workshop: Biofilm

T. Bjarnsholt: The role of biofilms in chronic wounds R. Cooper: Anti biofilm treatment strategies M. Alhede: How and why to test anti biofilm drugs

19:00-01:00 Conference evening (not included in the registration fee)



15:00-15:25 Positive Experiences of Reduced Inflammation in Surgical Wounds Prof. Amran Shorki, Shorki &Dr. Dr.Julian JulianStoddart Stoddart












FRIDAY 17 MAY 08:00-09:30 Key Session:

Key Session: e-Health and the future of the healthcare system

Antimicrobial in wound care

Chairs: F. Gottrup, J. Apelqvist 109. F. Gottrup: EWMA Antimicrobial document: Background, method, structure R. Cooper: Bioburden in wounds – extend of the problem T. Bjarnsholt: Biofilms in wounds Z. Moore: Patient perspective and organisation

Chair: J. Lykke Sørensen R. Gut, M. Bjælager: Cross-sectorial Collaboration L. Christensen: Collaboration on Wound patients  FRIDAY 17 MAY  ·  REGISTRATION 07:30-14:00  ·  EXHIBITION 09:00-15:00

115. L. Tue Sørensen: The pathophysiological impact of smoking, smoking cessation and nicotine replacement therapy on wound healing 116. J. Daróczy: The inflammatory response is regarded as the first of a number of overlapping processes that constitute wound healing

Chairs: C. Duedal Pedersen, H. Wolf 110. K. Dean: Where are we now and where are we going – present reality and future potential 111. H. Wolf: People process and technology: Integrating IT into care delivery 112. K. Yderstræde: An evidence generating implementation process: The telemedicine solution for diabetic foot ulcers in the Region of Southern Denmark 113. A. Reoch: Case for Scotland – Technology part of normal service 114. L. Teot: Mobile wound healing center using telemedecine: Analysis of a database including 5795 patients and perspectives

DSFS symposium: Danish day


EWMA UCM Lecture

(For members of ICC only) 

EWMA UCM: Feed back session

10:00-11:00 Free paper session:

Antimicrobial and others Chairs: R. Cooper, G. Gethin 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122

11:15-12:15 Free paper session:

Basic science and burns

DSFS symposium: Danish day (10:00-11:45)

Free paper session: Leg ulcers III

Chair: J. Lykke Sørensen A. Norden, B. Ramskover: An evalua­­tion of shared care in a cross-national study in Denmark: Is there conformity in the perception of the quality of communication and wound care between patients and caregivers? D. Skou Lassen: Telemedcine: Implementation in Denmark

Chairs: S. Läuchli, G. Sussman 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128

e-Health symposium: Introduction of how new technologies will transform the organisation of care: New patient and provider roles Chair: Z. Moore R. Jelnes: Telemedicine: A communication tool to improve integrated care and multidisciplinary collaboration A.Sorknæs: Changing roles and responsibilities in cross-sectoral collaboration J. Clemensen: New roles for the patient: Possibilities and responsibilities K. Zarchi: Telemedicine as a tool to upgrade competences across the continuum of care: An educational perspective

Free paper session: Pressure ulcers and health economics

Chairs: D. Huljev, J. Delic 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145

EWMA AGM (12:45-13:15) DSFS symposium: Danish day

Workshop: Atypical wounds

Chair: S. Aagaard B. Jørgensen: Presentation of the Wound algorithm E. W. Henneberg: National clinican guidelines on the diabetic foot S. Bermark, R. Trangbæk, Å. Fremme­ levholm: Prevalence survey on pressure ulcers

M. Romanelli, V. Dini

Workshop: EWMA Cooperating Organisations

Chair: S. Seppänen José Verdú Soriano: GNEAUPP: National Studies of Prevalence on Pressure Ulcers: a methodological approach. The Spanish experience Beata Halasz: SSOOR: Journalist and media coverage of pressure ulcers in Slovakia Nada Kecel Leskovec: WMAS: Reimbursement in Slovenia Cedomir Vucetic: SWHS: Organization of the 1. National congress for chronic wound healing with international participation from an idea to realisation

International Compression Club meeting (For members of ICC only)

e-Health symposium: (12:45-13:45) Understanding the user perspective: Real-life experience with using telemedicine in wound care Chair: H. Wolf J. Frøkjær and I. Futttrup: Hospital staff: doctor and nurse N. Ejskjær: General practitioners Bodil Saaby Nielsen: Home care nurse P.M Olsen: Patient perspective P. Faurschou: The Health care system – Public authority K. Karlsen: System developer

Free paper session: Miscellaneous

Chairs: M. A. Gershater, J. Luis Lázaro Martínez 129, 130, 131, 132, 133

Chairs: E. Ricci, M. Koschnick 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139

E-poster area, Exhibition hall

Free paper session: Diabetic foot II Chairs: K. Kirketerp-Møller, J. Macdonald 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158

Key Session: Leg ulcer

International Compression Club meeting

Chairs: R. Jelnes, J. Macdonald 163. O. Nelzen: The awareness of effective multidisciplinary team work in prevention and successfulness of care of leg ulcer patients 164. M. Stoffels-Weindorf: The differential diagnosis in chronic leg ulcers 165. G. Mosti: Inelasatic or elastic compression bandages, which to prefer

Free paper session: Diabetic foot I

e-Health symposium: Presentation of ICT-technologies now and in the future (11:15-12:00)

DEBRA guest session: Challenging situations – Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and presentation of the wound care guidelines 152. J. Denyer, L. Pillay

Chairs: Z. Moore, S. Bale 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151

12:15-13:15 Lunch & exhibition

(For members of ICC only) (Ends 17:00)

Free paper session: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Chair: Claus Duedahl Pedersen K. Karlsen: The Wound record: Practical demonstration of a communication tool for cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary collaboration in wound care J. Verdu Soriano: A review of wound APPS currently available: Pros and cons SWAN-ICare consortium member: Presentation of the SWAN-ICare system: NPWT including technologies for distant monitoring

Workshop: Debridement

C. Wyndham-White Chairs: G. Jukema, K. Fogh 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174 L.Chabal F.Gottrup

Key Session: What is good evidence in wound care and how do we generate it?


Chairs: P. Price, Z. Moore 160. A. Nelson: Update on evidence based practise - where are we now 159. P. Price: Helping to raise the quality of research evidence in wound management: lessons we have learnt 161. K. Kidholm: The importance of Evidence: What kind of evidence do we need for investment in e-Health? 162. A.-K. Dyrvig: How to assess the transferability of results from studies of e-Health?

Limited number of seats

Closing ceremony and prizes




P. Grocott G. Gethin S. Probst

International Compression Club meeting (09:00-9:30)

09:30-10:00 Coffee break


Workshop: Palliative care, cancer wounds


09:30-09:55 Reducing skin damage and pain associated with radiotherapy Heather Hodgson, Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist



10:45-11:10 How Excessive Inflammation Delays Healing Dr. Julian Stoddart



12:45-13:10 Positive Experiences of Reduced Inflammation in Surgical Wounds Prof. Amran Shorki, Dr. Julian Stoddart


EWMA 2013 Overview Programme  
EWMA 2013 Overview Programme