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ConvaTec, A Leader In Antimicrobial Dressings And Infection Management, To Host Live International Webcast On Minimizing Risk Of Wound Infections
Date:9/6/2012

by the use of effective protective and interventional strategies. Presenters will also review best practices using AQUACEL® brand dressings on specific wound types including those with the highest risk of difficult-to-treat infection including burns, surgical incisions and chronic wounds.

The program will include a review of data and clinical perspectives on wound care from several of the global leaders in the prevention and management of HAIs, including:

Stan Monstrey, MD, PhD, Chairman and Professor, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium, will discuss the best practice evidence to help minimize the clinical, cost and patient impact of infection in chronic wounds, surgical wounds and burns.

Joseph A. Karam, MD, Research Fellow, The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA will present exciting new data showing AQUACEL® Ag Surgical cover dressing significantly reduced the incidence of surgical site infections associated with total joint arthroplasty.

Philip Bowler, MPhil, BSc, FIBMS, Director, Infection Prevention, Research and Development, ConvaTec Wound Therapies, will present compelling new data on the effectiveness of AQUACEL® Ag dressings versus other wound dressings available today in killing some of the most common and difficult-to-treat 'superbugs'.

The webinar will include a live question and answer session following the presentation. Participants can pre-register for the webcast and submit a question for the speakers in advance of the live event by logging on to www.convatecevidence.com.

To view the live international webcast on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from the Ronald Reagan Building, please visit: www.convatecevidence.com.

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