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Pressure Ulcers


Pressure Ulcer Investigation Tool

The purpose of this investigation tool is to help identify the root cause for the development of a specific resident's pressure ulcer (PU) and to help identify potential breaks in your system and/or opportunities for improvement.

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Protein-Energy Malnutrition

This fact sheet provides a definition and values commonly used to grade the severity of protein-energy malnutrition.

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Pressure Ulcer Data Collection

This is a data collection tool to help nursing home staff code high risk pressure ulcers according to the RAI manual.

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Skin Integrity and Medications: A Closer Look

This guide and chart categorizes medications and the effects these types of medications can have on wound healing and altering alertness.

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Coding Cure Sheet For High Risk Pressure Ulcer (Malnutrition)

Nursing Home staff can use this MDS Skin Coding tip sheet for high risk pressure ulcers to see, at a glance, how their coding questions can be addressed by the RAI manual.

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