Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Tanja has worked as the Burns Occupational Therapist at the Adult Burns Unit for South Australia at the Royal Adelaide Hospital since 2003. In the latter half of that time her job description has increasingly added work in hand therapy. She has been actively involved in ANZBA (Australian & New Zealand Burns Association), is a member of the ABA (American Burns Association) and an Associate member of the AHTA.
Tanja has presented numerous times at ANZBA conferences and in 2019 at the European, American and Asia Pacific Burn conferences. She presents annually the Burns Therapy workshops to OT students of the University of South Australia and Flinders University.
In 2019 she graduated from the Masters of Clinical Science (U of Adel) after completing a systematic review on the effect of moisturisers on scars. in 2020 she has also received Burn Therapist certification with the American Burn Association.
Date Institution name Country Title University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Applied Science (OT)
Date Title Institution Country Masters of Clinical Science University of Adelaide Australia
Year Citation 2022 Klotz, T., Ibrahim, A., Maddern, G., Caplash, Y., & Wagstaff, M. (2022). Devices measuring transepidermal water loss: A systematic review of measurement properties. Skin Research and Technology, 28(4), 497-539.
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2022 Klotz, T., Ibrahim, A., Maddern, G., Caplash, Y., & Wagstaff, M. (2022). 814 Devices measuring transepidermal water loss of the skin: a systematic review of measurement properties. Journal of Burn Care & Research, 43(Supplement_1), S213.
2021 Schmitt, B., Heath, K., Kurmis, R., Klotz, T., Wagstaff, M. J. D., & Greenwood, J. (2021). Early physiotherapy experience with a biodegradable polyurethane dermal substitute: Therapy guidelines for use. Burns, 47(5), 1074-1083.
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2021 Klotz, T., Maddern, G., Caplash, Y., & Wagstaff, M. (2021). Devices measuring transepidermal water loss of the skin. JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19(10), 2893-2903.
2020 Klotz, T., Munn, Z., Aromataris, E. C., & Greenwood, J. E. (2020). Imiquimod to prevent keloid recurrence post excision: A systematic review and meta-analysis.. Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society, 28(1), 145-156.
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2020 Klotz, T., & Kurmis, R. (2020). Reliability testing of the Matching Assessment using Photographs of Scars App. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 28(5), 676-683.
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2018 Schmitt, B. J., Stiller, K., Heath, K. E., Klotz, T., & Greenwood, J. E. (2018). The necessity for hand therapy interventions for patients with partial thickness isolated hand/forearm burns: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Burns Open, 2(4), 171-177.
2017 Klotz, T., Munn, Z., Aromataris, E., & Greenwood, J. (2017). The effect of moisturizers or creams on scars: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(1), 15-19.
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2017 Klotz, T., Kurmis, R., Munn, Z., Heath, K., & Greenwood, J. (2017). Moisturisers in scar management following burn: a survey report. Burns, 43(5), 965-972.
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2015 Klotz, T., Kurmis, R., Munn, Z., Heath, K., & Greenwood, J. (2015). The effectiveness of moisturizers in the management of burn scars following burn injury: a systematic review.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(10), 291-315.
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2012 Nedelec, B., Serghiou, M. A., Niszczak, J., McMahon, M., & Healey, T. (2012). Practice Guidelines for Early Ambulation of Burn Survivors after Lower Extremity Grafts. JOURNAL OF BURN CARE & RESEARCH, 33(3), 319-329.
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2009 Richard, R., Baryza, M. J., Carr, J. A., Dewey, W. S., Dougherty, M. E., Forbes-Duchart, L., . . . Young, A. (2009). Burn Rehabilitation and Research: Proceedings of a Consensus Summit. JOURNAL OF BURN CARE & RESEARCH, 30(4), 543-573.
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- Klotz, T., & Kurmis, R. (n.d.). 2 - Considerations for the development of an App to measure burn patient outcomes: an international IT perspective.
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