University Centre forNursing and Midwifery

SKIN INTEGRITY RESEARCH GROUP (SKINT)

We aim to generate and implement evidence- based practice about prevention and treatment of skin integrity issues in healthcare 

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SKINT team

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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recent news

Global ISTAP Classification System Validation Project
05/12/2018 - by Elien Zwaenepoel
Global ISTAP Classification System Validation Project

As part of a global ISTAP Classification System validation project, the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) Classification System has been translated into 15 languages worldwide. The translated skin tear classification tools are now available on our website.

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Global ISTAP Classification System Validation Project
26/11/2018 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Global ISTAP Classification System Validation Project

Skin tears are common acute wounds with different levels of severity. An internationally accepted instrument to assess the severity of skin tears with established diagnostic accuracy, agreement, and reliability is needed to support clinical practice and research.

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