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Japanese Pressure Ulcer Score (OH Scale)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the risk of developing a pressure ulcer based on the OH scale of Ohura et al.

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

Ohura et al developed a simple scale for evaluating a patient for the risk of developing a pressure ulcer. This also correlates with the time necessary for the ulcer to resolve.

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