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Cornell Ulcer Risk Score (CURS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient's risk for developing a decubitus ulcer using the Cornell Ulcer Risk Score (CURS).

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

The Cornell Ulcer Risk Score (CURS) can help identify a patient at risk for developing a pressure (decubitus) ulcer. This can both identify a patient at greater need for intervention and indicate areas to target. The score was developed at the New York Weill Cornell Center.

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