EPUAP Focus Meeting 2018

4th Focus Meeting – The Pressure Ulcers in Critically Ill Paediatric and Adult Populations: Science and Practice United

21 – 23 May 2018
Turku, Finland


Main topics:

  • Introduction to the world of intensive care
  • Risks and risk assessment of pressure ulcers
  • Skin care protocols in critically ill patients
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit point of view, demands on neonatal and children
  • Medical devices related to the pressure ulcers in PICU and ICU
  • Challenges in positioning and repositioning in ICU: Haemodynamics and oxygenation
  • Special topics in critical care
  • Outcomes of intensive care

In addition to the oral presentations held by the various experts during each key session, the programme will include also poster viewing.



Abstract submission deadline: 15 January 2018
Early registration deadline: 10 March 2018


Focus Meeting 2018 Local Organising Committee:

Maarit Ahtiala, Chair of the conference
Carina Bååth, Co-chair of the conference
Tiia-Marjaana Repo
Leena Berg
Tarja Niemi
Heli Kallio
Noora Lapila
Anna Hellström-Aaltonen
Anna Packalén
Anne Korvenpää
Teijo Saari

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