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Proof into practice – Pressure ulcer prevention webinar

World wide stop pressure ulcer day November 19, 2015 www.epuap.orgThe Proof Into Practice webinar hosted on 19 November 2015, presented new scientific and clinical evidence supporting the use of Mepilex® Border dressings as a pressure ulcer prevention solution. The panel of internationally recognized experts delivered an educational session with a focus on:

  • Interpretation and analysis of new clinical evidence about the effectiveness of Mepilex® Border Heel in preventing pressure ulcers
  • Interpretation and analysis of new scientific evidence about the biomechanical efficacy of dressings in preventing heel ulcers and a close look at why dressing construction matters in prevention
  • Discussion on how to introduce this and other clinical guidelines to build a pressure ulcer prevention programme
  • The research presented will feature evidence supporting the prophylactic effect of the Mepilex Border Heel dressing

You can watch the webinar when it suits your schedule best and learn how to translate evidence into practice.

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Stop Pressure Ulcer Day

Putting evidence into practice: Clinical and scientific evidence demonstrate proven prevention

Findings from a cohort study indicate that the use of Mepilex Border Heel in conjunction with existing pressure ulcer prevention protocols is clinically effective in preventing heel pressure ulcers....

Mepilex Border

An all-in-one foam dressing proven to minimize patient pain and wound trauma and surrounding skin. It has been designed to create an optimal healing environment for moderate to high-exuding wounds, such as pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers,...

Mepilex Border Heel

An all-in-one foam dressing specifically designed to fit the heel. Its five-layer absorbent foam structure with Safetac, effectively absorbs and retains exudate, and maintains a moist wound environment....

Mepilex Border Sacrum

An all-in-one foam dressing proven to minimize patient pain and trauma to the wound and surrounding skin. It has three main design features: to fit the anatomy of the sacral area; to prevent pressure ulcers, and to create an optimal healing...

Speaker profiles

Jacqui FletcherJacqui Fletcher (RGN, MSc Wound Healing and Tissue Repair, BSc (Hons) Healthcare Studies (Nursing), P.G.Cert  (Education), FHEA, Clinical Strategy Director, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, United Kingdom) – Translating evidence into practice – Building a pressure ulcer prevention programme

Nick SantamariaNick Santamaria (RN, RPN, B.App.Sc, Grad Dip Health ED, M.ED. St, PhD University of Melbourne & Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia) – New clinical evidence – The clinical effectiveness of multi-layer silicone heel dressings

Amit GefenAmit Gefen (B.Sc., M.Sc.,Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel) – New scientific evidence – The biomechanical efficacy of dressings in preventing heel ulcers