Braden Scale

2022-06-08T09:53:35-07:00

An assessment tool for determining a patient’s risk level for incurring skin breakdown. It has been tested in both acute care and long-term-care settings. Items were developed [...]

Braden Scale2022-06-08T09:53:35-07:00

Gosnell Measure

2022-06-08T09:57:14-07:00

Developed to identify individuals living in extended care and over the age of 65 who were at risk for developing a pressure ulcer. Patients are evaluated on five [...]

Gosnell Measure2022-06-08T09:57:14-07:00

Skin Management Needs Assessment Checklist (SMNAC)

2022-06-08T10:00:13-07:00

The Skin Management Needs Assessment Checklist (SMNAC) is a self- report subscale extracted from the Needs Assessment Checklist (NAC). The SMNAC is developed to be a post discharge [...]

Skin Management Needs Assessment Checklist (SMNAC)2022-06-08T10:00:13-07:00

Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS)

2022-06-08T10:05:29-07:00

Developed as a measure of the risk for pressure ulcer development for individuals with SCI who are in a rehabilitation centre. Items for the scale were identified based [...]

Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS)2022-06-08T10:05:29-07:00

Stirling’s Pressure Ulcer Severity Scale

2022-06-08T10:09:57-07:00

Used to describe the severity of pressure ulcers. Derived from previously published UK scales developed by a consensus panel of national tissue viability experts. This observational scale has [...]

Stirling’s Pressure Ulcer Severity Scale2022-06-08T10:09:57-07:00

Waterlow Pressure Ulcer Scale

2022-06-08T10:15:58-07:00

Used to assess the risk for pressure ulcer development. Created to provide better sensitivity and specificity than the Norton by increasing the number of items used. Every patient [...]

Waterlow Pressure Ulcer Scale2022-06-08T10:15:58-07:00
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