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Discussing Pressure Ulcers and Patient Safety at EU level
10/04/2018 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Discussing Pressure Ulcers and Patient Safety at EU level

Patient safety has for some years been high on the European Commission health care agenda. On April 10, 2018 Prof. Dimitri Beeckman (Ghent University, Belgium) and Ass. Prof. Andrea Pokorná (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) met with Members of the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the importance of PU prevention and patient safety on the European healthcare agenda.

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EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass 2018
08/04/2018 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass 2018

The second edition of the European Pressure Ulcer Masterclass was hosted by SKINT, Ghent University Hospital and EduWond in collaboration with the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP).

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Ghent Global IAD Categorisation Tool (GLOBIAD)
01/12/2017 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Ghent Global IAD Categorisation Tool (GLOBIAD)

The GLOBIAD categorises IAD severity based on visual inspection of the affected skin areas.

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