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HARTMANN symposium on Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Treatment Approaches in inpatient and outpatient clinics

During the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) 14th -16th September 2022 in Prague, HARTMANN will host a symposium on Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Treatment Approaches. Come to join us in Prague on the 15th September or watch the recorded version afterwards here on LINK.

Four renown speakers will give valuable insights to this topic ranging from PU aetiology to management of exudate in case of Pressure Ulcers. Details see below in agenda.


EPUAP 2022: Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Treatment Approaches

Start Date: Thursday 15 September 2022

Start Time: 10:45 CET / 09:45 GMT

End Date: Thursday 15 September 2022

End Time: 12:00 CET / 11:00 GMT

Location: Prague, CZ

Organisation: EPUAP

Language: EN

Publication Year: 2022


10:45 - 12:00 AM CET

The aetiology of pressure ulcers and how this knowledge should be applied 

A brief review of the aetiology of pressure ulcers with emphasis on device-related pressure ulcers. Examples from recent published work on prevention of CPAP-related pressure ulcers and prevention of pressure ulcers in proned surgical patients.

Prof. Amit Gefen, PhD

Tel Aviv

Determiners of pressure ulcers formation – Analyses from hospital information system

Pressure ulcers (PUs) represent an undesirable complication during hospitalization. The analysis of hospital own data reveals e.g. the local prevalence, PU location and diagnoses with highest risk of developing a PU.

Dr. Lenka Veverková, Ph.D


Pressure Ulcer Management in Slovakia

Situation of PU management in Slovakia covering e.g. Health Economics, incidence, education and clinical cases.

Dr. Beata Gress Halasz, PhD


The management of exudate in case of Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers, especially when deep, often show high level of exudation. Exudate management and propper skin acessment are important parameters of PU management.

Dr. Tomas Kopal


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