EPUAP Focus Meeting 2016: 4 – 6 April, Berlin, Germany
The Role of Skin and Tissue Maturation and Aging in Pressure Ulcer Research and Practice
Venue: Kaiserin Friedrich-Haus
The programme will address topics such as: introduction to skin, skin function and skin research; pressure ulcers in infancy; skin aging; pressure ulcers in ageing skin; superficial skin changes in the aged; dry skin. The programme will also include an industry session.
- Registration will open October 2015
- Abstract submission will open November 2015
More information at: www.focusmeeting2016.org.
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Pressure Ulcers: NICE quality standard [QS89] Published date: June 2015
Pressure Relieving Equipment
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Pressure Ulcers – prevention and safeguarding
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SSKIN Bundles – effectiveness
Nothing to report
HCAS and Role in Tissue Viability
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The following sources have been searched for evidence published in the previous three months Please contact the editor for further information.
- British Journal of Nursing
- Cochrane Library
- European Pressure Ulcer AdvisoryPanel
- National Patient Safety Agency
- NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
- NHS Scotland Guidelines
- NICE Guidelines
- Nursing Older People
- Nursing Standard
- Nursing Times
- Wound Essentials
- Wound UK
Some key Nursing journals were also scanned. For a full list of sources used for the update, Please contact the Editor for further information.
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