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2020 Best Practice Recommendations: Prevention and management of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD)
30/10/2020 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
2020 Best Practice Recommendations: Prevention and management of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD)


The aim of this document is to provide clinicians with guidance for best practice in these areas of MASD, thereby contributing to improving patient outcomes and reducing the incidence of these and related skin conditions, through skin-focused prevention and management plans.

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[Update!] 2020 Best Practice Document: "Holistic Strategies to promote and maintain skin integrity"
29/10/2020 - by Anika Fourie
[Update!] 2020 Best Practice Document: "Holistic Strategies to promote and maintain skin integrity"

Launched 29 October 2020 from ISTAP (www.skintears.org).

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ISTAP: Best Practice Recommendation 2020 - Holistic Strategies to Promote and Maintain Skin Integrity
18/06/2020 - by Anika Fourie
ISTAP: Best Practice Recommendation 2020 - Holistic Strategies to Promote and Maintain Skin Integrity

The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) published the latest Best Practice Recommendation related to skin integrity.

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Announcement of the New President for The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP)
02/06/2020 - by Anika Fourie
Announcement of the New President for The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP)

28 May 2020 - Professor Dimitri Beeckman appointed as the new ISTAP president

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Clinical Study Report Summary – Results Published 27/05/2020
27/05/2020 - by Anika Fourie
Clinical Study Report Summary – Results Published 27/05/2020

The summary results were released on 27 May 2020 about “The use of a silicone adhesive multilayer foam dressing as an adjuvant prophylactic therapy to prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers: a multicentre randomised open label parallel group medical device trial”

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