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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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Prof. Beeckman elected as President Elect of ISTAP
15/05/2018 - by Elien Zwaenepoel
Prof. Beeckman elected as President Elect of ISTAP

At the conference of European Wound Management Association 2018 in Krakow (Poland), Prof. Dimitri Beeckman was elected as the President Elect of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP).

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GLOBIAD project team winner of the Magda Dierendonck 2017 Award for Nursing Research in Flanders
18/04/2018 - by Karen Van den Bussche
GLOBIAD project team winner of the Magda Dierendonck 2017 Award for Nursing Research in Flanders

On April 18, 2018 drs. Karen Van den Bussche and Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman of the SKINT research group were awarded 5000 euro as the winner of the Magda Dierendonck 2017 Award for Nursing Research in Flanders.

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Skin Integrity on the Agenda of the 7th Global Forum on Incontinence in Rome
17/04/2018 - by Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman
Skin Integrity on the Agenda of the 7th Global Forum on Incontinence in Rome

The aim of the 7th Global Forum on Incontinence is to explore how the different and often competing perspectives of patients, carers, policymakers and payers can be reconciled, to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of continence care provision. Prof. Dimitri Beeckman presented and reflected at the meeting in Rome about skin health as a valuable outcome measure in relation to incontinence.

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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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