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SKIN INTEGRITY RESEARCH GROUP (SKINT)

Generating and implementing evidence- based woundcare and skin integrity prevention and treatment in healthcare 

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PuClas4 is a new e-learning tool about pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD). Access to the tool is granted after online registration. 

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EPUAP 2021 Virtual Meeting: 18-19 October
18/10/2021 - by Anika Fourie
EPUAP 2021 Virtual Meeting: 18-19 October

On 18 October 2021, Prof. Beeckman and Anika Fourie will present a workshop titled "Preventing Tissue Damage in the Patient in the Prone Position - Translating Science into Practice. This will be an interactive session where the speakers provide evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice. The program can be viewed here.

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2021 Best Practice Recommendations - Prevention and Management of Peri-wound Skin Complications
21/06/2021 - by Anika Fourie
2021 Best Practice Recommendations - Prevention and Management of Peri-wound Skin Complications

Experts from the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) formulated this guideline for the prevention and management of peri-wound complications. "The document aims to raise awareness of issues relating to the peri-wound and to enable all clinicians to consider the peri-wound appropriately when managing wounds." The document can be accessed via www.skintears.org or by clicking here.

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