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Sub-Epidermal Moisture Research Features at the NPIAP Annual Conference 2024

NPIAP, the leading expert group in the USA focused on pressure injury* prevention held their Annual Conference February 16 to 17th in San Antonio, Texas.

The conference highlights new research and best practices in pressure injury prevention, presented by NPIAP Board members and internationally renowned pressure injury prevention experts.

It also enables face to face discussions on key topics close the NPIAP strategy and mission. Industry members join with Academics, Researchers, and healthcare practitioners in 2 days of discussion and debate around the topic of pressure injuries.

Six scientific posters were presented on the role of sub-epidermal moisture in the pathophysiology of pressure injuries and the impact on outcomes post implementation of the Provizio® SEM Scanner.

The scientific poster presented by Pinar Asvar et al “A Systematic Review on the Impact of Sub-Epidermal Moisture Measurements on Pressure Injury Care Delivery Pathways” was awarded Best Poster for Clinical Research.

Asvar P., et al. Abstract accepted and presented at NPIAP 2024

Additionally, two plenary sessions focused on the high level of clinical evidence supporting the decision to implement SEM assessment technology and its role in supporting healthcare equity for dark skin tone patients.

Compiled by O’Leary C, James Cancer Centre, Ohio: presented by Capasso G, NPIAP 2024

Bruin Biometrics were delighted to host the Panel Dinner on Saturday 17th February – an opportunity to discuss healthcare trends, challenges and solutions with the Panel and Industry members

To learn more about the individual clinical research studies or for a copy of the full Bibliography, contact Kate Hancock, EVP, External Communications. [email protected]

* A pressure injury can also be known as a pressure ulcer, pressure sore, decubitus ulcer and bed sore.