EPUAP 2018 Awards

Best free paper presentation

  • Preliminary experience with the use of NPWT over exposed vessels: Do we have to revise NPWT contraindications?; Guido Paolini

Best student presentation

  • The Outcomes for Pressure Ulcer Trials (OUTPUTs) project: A scoping review about outcomes used in pressure ulcer prevention studies; Anna Lechner

Best poster presentation

  • P11: The impact of the Shanley Pressure Ulcer Prevention Programme (SPUPP) for older adults at risk of pressure ulceration, living in the community setting; Emer Shanley, Ireland

Investigator Awards

  • Experienced Investigator Award: The Holy Grail of pressure ulcer prevention, Lisette Schoonhoven, The Netherlands
  • Novice Investigator Award: Technologies to alert clinicians of individual risk of pressure ulcer development; Peter Worsley, United Kingdom

Journal of Tissue Viability & Journal of Clinical Biomechanics Awards

  • Journal of Tissue Viability: Evaluation of the impact of a therapeutic educational program concerning the prevention of risk of pressure ulcers for persons with a spinal cord lesion; Sandrine Robineau, France
  • Clinical Biomechanics: Development and evaluation of simplified Finite Element model for pressure ulcer prevention in sitting posture; Aurélien Macron, France

EPUAP Quality Improvement Projects Awards

  • Protecting the skin our patients live in: Implementing strategies to prevent pressure ulcers; Helen Strapp, Ireland
  • Audit of incontinence-associated dermatitis prevalence and skin barrier product usage in nursing and residential homes in a Welsh health board; Sarah Bradbury, United Kingdom
  • Student nurse preparation for pressure injury prevention practice: A quality improvement project using social media and teaching rounds; Julie Santy-Tomlinson, United Kingdom
  • Mind the gap: Reducing gaps in pressure ulcer documentation through small tests of change; Jeannie Donnelly, United Kingdom

EPUAP & 3M Pressure Ulcer and IAD Innovation Awards

  • Biomechanics of heel pressure ulcers and the effect of Haglund's deformity; Bethany Keenan, United Kingdom
  • Incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD) and perianal septic lesions in children with onco-haemathological diseases. Results of a protocol applied for IAD systematic prevention and early treatment 146 patients later; Marjola Gjergji, Italy

EPUAP and BAMBINO GESU' Children's Hospital Paediatric Awards

  • Atypical pressure ulcer presentation in paediatric disabilities and rare diseases: Personalized and properly tailored prevention; Serena Crucianelli
  • Neonatal skin: How structural difference impact the diagnosis and healing of pressure injuries; Deanna Johnson