6th Meeting - International Society of Pediatric Wound Care (ISPeW)

ISPeW is the most valued Interprofessional, Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary Paediatric Wound Care Conference within the Research and Clinical fields.

The Symposium of the International Society for Paediatric Wound Care  (ISPeW) serves as a focus to link the entire wound care Team dealing with wounded children in all over the world.  Nurses, Physicians, Nutritionists, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Microbiologists and Immunologists, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Researchers, Allied Health Professional Figures, will be all togheter involved for the same mission: to prevent, to care and to innovate management of Complex Lesions affecting preterms, neonates and children. These smallest patients have to be approached close to their families with empathy, skills, upgraded techniques and a lot more You could live this year in Rome, November the next. This is a Child Centred Care Conference increasing the friendship between delegates coming from south to north and from all different directions but with just one and the same goal: to assist the most fragile patients. Welcome to Rome!

Guido Ciprandi and Mario Zama, Co-Chairs of the meeting

Local Organizing Committee

Giorgio Proia, Giancarlo Palmieri, Luigino Santecchia,

Simone F. Marino, Urbano Urbani, Giorgio Spuntarelli,

Francesca Grussu, Serena Crucianelli


We are very onoured to announce that Prof. Robert Kirsner will be the Speaker of the ISPeW Annual Lecture, 2018, titled "The Life and Times of Bacteria: New Insights into Wounds and Wound Healing"


Important! During the conference:

1.WUWHS will promote 3 Awards for ISPeW Young Investigators, at their first impact with a Scientific Conference on Pediatric Wound Care;

2.The best original scientific papers will be selected for publication on "Advances in Wound Care"

It is really worth submitting an abstract for the ISPeW meeting!


Click here to download the certificate of attendance


Abstract Topics:

New Challenges in Pediatric Wound Care
Pediatric Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in smallest patients 
Wound care in prematures and newborn
Device-related Pressure Injuries
Pediatric Burn Wounds: from first aid to scars 
Vascular Anomalies and Wounds
Infected Pediatric Wounds: assessment and management
Nutritional Aspects in Pediatric Wound Care
Interactive Complex Case Presentations
Epidermolysis Bullosa and Genodermatosis
Essentials in Wound Care Dressing: is there something new?
Infected pressure ulcers and microbiological new trends
Evolution of scales for pressure ulcer risk assessment
ECMO-Related Wounds 


Download here the Final Program!