Our ISTAP President and Secretary will be part of a Focus Session on Skin Tears during the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) congress on 24 May 2022 (CET 08:30 - 09:45). This focus session will cover the fundamentals of skin tear prevention and treatment, including skin tear classification, dressing selection, skin tear treatment and methods for wound edge re-approximation.
Skin Tears Year 2022: An update on definition, epidemiology, classification, etiology, prevention and treatment by Professor Dimitri Beeckman
Skin tears in acute care settings, the hidden wound by Julia Bresnai-Harris
Primary closure of skin tears: a different perspective Dave Baer