Although significant progress has been made in recent years to prevent pressure ulcer/injury (PU/I), facility-acquired PU/I is a growing health care problem, an average prevalence rate between 3.1 and 3.4 percent.¹
Knowing how to properly assess and stage a PU/I, as outlined by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), is an important component in reducing patient/resident risk.
Request a free copy of a pocket-sized staging card and a wound measuring guide to help aid in your assessment of suspected PU/I.
Complete the form below to request your pressure/ulcer injury staging card and wound measuring guide. Please note we are unable to ship to PO boxes.
1 VanGilder C, Lachenbruch C, Algrim-Boyle C, Meyer S. The International Pressure Ulcer Prevalence™ Survey: 2006-2015A 10-Year Pressure Injury Prevalence and Demographic Trend Analysis by Care Setting. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing. 2017:44(1):20-28.
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