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Waterlow Pressure Sore Risk Scale

Purpose:

To use the Waterlow Pressure Sore Risk Score to assess a patient's risk for developing a pressure sore.

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

The Waterlow Pressure Sore Risk Scale can be used to assess a patient for the risk of developing a pressure sore. This can be used to help guide treatment and preventive measures.

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