Why do we bother grading pressure ulcers?

Jacqui Fletcher, Karen Ousey, Michael Clark, Claire James

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Abstract

The use of grading tools for the description of the severity of pressure ulcers has been described for several decades. However, since their first use, many authors have identified considerable shortcomings with them, which have not improved significantly despite an increasing number of systems being available.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalWounds UK
Volume7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2011

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Fletcher, J., Ousey, K., Clark, M., & James, C. (2011). Why do we bother grading pressure ulcers? Wounds UK, 7(2), 109-111.