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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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In september, prof. Dimitri Beeckman is elected as the President Elect of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP).
17/09/2018 - by Elien Zwaenepoel
In september, prof. Dimitri Beeckman is elected as the President Elect of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP).
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The international and sound development of the GLOBIAD acknowledged
14/06/2018 - by Karen Van den Bussche
The international and sound development of the GLOBIAD acknowledged
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Ghent Global IAD Monitoring Tool (GLOBIAD-M)
24/05/2018 - by Karen Van den Bussche
Ghent Global IAD Monitoring Tool (GLOBIAD-M)

The SKINT Team designed and evaluated the Ghent Global incontinence‐associated dermatitis (IAD) Monitoring Tool (GLOBIAD‐M). This new tool supports clinical decision‐making for treatment of incontinence- associated dermatitis (IAD).

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