18th EPUAP ANNUAL MEETING 2015
GHENT, BELGIUM

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Putting the Pressure in the Heart of Europe

 

16th-18th September 2015, Ghent, Belgium

EPUAP 2015 AWARDS

Experienced Investigator Award: Cees Oomens, Pressure Ulcer research: a tortuous road to travel

Novice Investigator Award: Susanne Coleman, Translating Pressure Ulcers Risk Factor Research into Clinical Practice

Life Achievement Investigator Award: Keith Harding, Reflections of a Woundologist

EPUAP 2015 QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AWARDS

EPUAP and SAGE PRODUCTS: Partners in Prevention

Julie Jordan O’Brien, Ireland
Pressure Ulcers to Zero Campaign: A Pilot Study in one Dublin Teaching Hospital

Andrea Pokorná, Czech Republic
Pressure ulcer preventive strategies at national level – not just effort, but productive activity

Emma Cullen Gill, United Arab Emirates
Reducing Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers within the Intensive Care Department using a multidisciplinary team approach and the Plan, Do, Check, Act quality improvement process

Siobhan McCouloug, United Kingdom
Preventing pressure ulcers in the community setting. Implementing an adapted SSKIN bundle and prevention project using a PDSA model; incorporating a visual aid for carers and relatives of early stage grade 1 pressure ulcer.

Debbie Coleman, United States
Implementing a Pressure Monitoring Program for Proper Patient Repositioning and Individual Support Surface Selection to Aide in the Prevention of Hospital – Acquired Pressure Ulcers

EPUAP 2015 BEST POSTER AWARD

Hannah Liversedge, The Netherlands
Neonates and medical devices: Are we providing adequate care for vulnerable infants?

EPUAP 2015 BEST FREE PAPER PRESENTATION AWARD

Dan Bader, United Kingdom
Features of Dermal Lymphatic Dysfunction in Uniaxially-Compressed Tissues – Implication in Pressure Ulcer Aetiology

EPUAP 2015 BEST STUDENT PRESENTATION AWARD: BASIC SCIENCE

Ayelet Levy, Israel
Soft tissue loads around the sacrum in a three-dimensional buttocks model when confined to a rigid spinal board

EPUAP 2015 BEST STUDENT PRESENTATION AWARD: CLINICAL SCIENCE

Karen Van Den Bussche, Belgium
Development and validation of an instrument to monitor the healing of incontinence-associated dermatitis

Andrea Lichterfeld, Germany
Evidence-based skin care: the development of a basic skin care algorithm within formal care settings

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