Florence, Italy
September 25-29, 2016

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HOSTING SOCIETIES


Società Scientifica Italiana a carattere interdisciplinare

Associazione Infermieristica per lo Studio delle Lesioni Cutanee

AIUC o.n.l.u.s

Associazione Italiana Ulcere Cutanee


CO-HOSTING SOCIETIES


E.P.U.A.P.

European Pressure Ulcer
Advisory Panel

E.T.R.S.

European Tissue Repair Society

CO - Compression therapy for leg ulcers - Advanced session

Learning Objectives:
Following this session the participants should be able to:

  1. apply principles of effective bandaging techniques to achieve reproducibly excellent results during wound management;
  2. learn unusual indications and data from literature and expert caregiver, medical and no medical, already used to apply bandages, stockings, velcro devices or intermittent pneumatic compression in patients requesting compression therapy;
  3. identify wound characteristics that require modification, combination or supplementation of bandaging techniques to maintain function and provide good quality of life.

Description:
This course will provide a comprehensive, clinically oriented approach to the use of bandaging techniques in the treatment of different type of wounds. This live interactive session will feature experts from around the country demonstrating their techniques and treatment tips with bandaging materials. There will be a discussion and demonstration of the optimal techniques using many of the new bandaging systems.

Agenda

Session I: New indications

09.00 am - 9.20 am: Ferdinando Mannello (Italy)
Title: Anti-inflammatory effects of compression therapy:the state-of-art

09.20 am - 9.40 am: Enzo Fracchia (Italy)
Title: Hematologic ulcers treated by compression bandages

9.40 am – 10.00 am: Valentina Dini (Italy)
Title: Inflammatory ulcers and compression

10.00 am – 10.20 am: Isabelle Quéré (France) 
Title: Cellulitis and erysipelas and compression

10.20 am - 10.40 am: Hugo Partsch (Austria)
Title: Mixed and arterial leg ulcers and compression

10.40 am - 11.00 am: Questions

Session II: Searching for evidence

11.00 am - 11.20 am: Keith Harding (UK)
Title: ABC of compression therapy

11.20 am - 11.40 am: Giovanni Mosti (Italy) 
Title: Report from UIP consensus

11.40 am - 12.00 pm: Mieke Flour (Belgium) 
Title: Report from Cochrane review        

12.00 pm - 12.20 pm: Christine Moffatt (UK)
Title: Report from NICE regulations      

12.20 pm - 12.40 pm: Roberto Polignano (Italy)
Title: Promoting a widespread application of compression therapy: problems and suggestions

12.40 pm – 01.00 pm: Discussion and conclusions