THE COURSE PROGRAMME

 

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FIGHTING INFECTION
OPEN WOUND BIOBURDEN AND TARGETED TREATMENT STRATEGIES

 

Thursday 12 May
8.30 AM-18.00 PM

 

9.00 9.05 Opening through the President

9.05 - 09.30 Opening lecture – Manfred Kietzmann (Germany)

 

SESSION 1

9:30 – 12.00

Fighting infection antibacterial wound strategies

9.30-9.55
Bacterial
bioburden of open wounds in horses – Samantha Westgate (UK)

 

9.55 -10.20
Bacterial
bioburden in open wounds in small animals Mirja Nolff (Germany)

 

10.20-10.45
F
ighting wound infection Evidence for wound lavage and application forms and debridement Elin Skärlina (Sweden)

 

10.45-11.10
F
ighting wound infection- alternatives: probiotics in open wounds. - Jacintha Wilmink (Netherlands)

 

11.10 11.20 Coffee Break

 

11.20-11.45
F
ighting wound infection - Antibiotic treatment in open wounds – Manfred Kietzmann (Germany)

 

11.45-12.10
Fighting
wound infection Wound antiseptics – Andreas Schwarzkopf (Germany)

 

12.10-12.35
N
ational surveillance programs learning from efficiency: Swedish veterinary guidelines on the prevention of antibiotic resistance Ulrika Grönlund (Sweden)

 

12.35-13.00
P
anel discussion on multi drug resistance organisms Ulrika Grönlund (Sweden), Manfred Kietzmann (Germany), Andreas Schwarzkopf (Germany)

 

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and exhibition

 

 

SESSION 2

14.00 16.00 Free Communications

14.00-14.15
E
fficacy of topical treatments for Udder Cleft Dermatitis in dairy cows Tine van Werven (Netherlands)


14
.15-14.30
Evaluation of Biomarkers for the Identification of Non-Healing Wounds in Horses Initial Experiences in Acute and Chronic Naturally Occurring Wounds Francina Barceló Oliver (UK)


14
.30-14.45
Tissue Expansion: To facilitate primary closure after surgical excision of a non-malignant limb mass – Joris De Swert (Belgium)


14
.45-15.00
Antibacterial efficiency of cold Argon Plasma against selected bacteria derived from small animals Selina Winter (Germany)


15
.00-15.15
A comparison of different methods to diagnose wound infection in second intention healing wounds in horses and the role of biofilms in bacteriological analysis Lore Van Hecke (Belgium)

 

15.15-15.30
T
he influence of negative pressure wound therapy on second intention wound healing in the equine distal limb: histological aspects Lore Van Hecke (Belgium)


15
.30-15.45
E
xplorations of the Disposal and Effect of Antibacterial Ingredients Released by Bone Cement Stefanie Mielke-Kuschow (Germany)


15.
45-16.00
Biofilm
in equine wounds healing by second intention Elin Jørgensen

 

16.00-16.15 Tea / Coffee Break

 

16.15-16.30
Award for the best Oral Presentation


16.30-17.30
AGM and Council Meeting

From 18.00
Get-
together at the EWMA exhibition area