Clinical Toolbox

Context for Use
This scale may be used for the ongoing assessment of pressure ulcers and to monitor effects of treatment.

Easy and quick to use (<1 minute per ulcer).  Readily captures key categories of pressure ulcer that correlate with healing.

Measurements may vary among inexperienced users.

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General Resources for Inpatient Elder Care
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Physical Function Tests
Mobility Assessment Tools
Pain Assessment
Pressure Ulcers

Practice Guidelines

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