Hard-to-heal pressure injuries
What do you do if a pressure injury stops healing as expected? What factors influence wound complexity and hinder healing progress? Dr Paulo Alves shares his knowledge and experience in this webinar.
It’s always positive when a wound shows initial signs of healing, but what happens when healing does not continue as expected? What stands in the way of pressure injuries healing in a timely fashion?
Leading expert in the field of pressure injury prevention and management, Dr Paulo Alves, discusses his clinical expertise and applied experience to discuss:
- the importance of early and regular patient and wound assessment to understand and identify potentially hard-to-heal pressure injuries
- factors that contribute to wound complexity, which may interfere with typical healing
- potential interventions that may get the healing process back on track.
Dr Alves also shares practical case studies from his own experience.
Paulo Alves RN, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Tissue Viability, Catholic Institute of Health Sciences, University of Portugal. Wounds Research Lab co-ordinator. President of the Portuguese Wound Management Association (APTFeridas). Trustee of the European Advisory panel